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  • a  having relatively great weight; heavy
    a weighty load
    a weighty package
  • s  powerfully persuasive
    a weighty argument
  • s  of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference
  • s  weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry
    weighty problems
  • s  excessively fat
    a weighty man
News & Articles

  • Three Worlds Overdraws its Soap-operatic Hand
    The characters inhabiting the three very French worlds of Catherine Corsini's emotional thriller bear two common burdens: the weighty residual guilt of hit-and-run homicides, and strange compulsions to ruin their own lives for no apparent reason. When designated tragic hero Al (Raphaël Pers...
    June 18, 2013 - The Village Voice
  • From the pulpit: Recognize impact of mistakes
    The weighty decisions that we call mistakes are like the awkward conversations we avoid during a reunion because we are not sure what to say. We avoid and ignore them because the wound is still sore.
    June 14, 2013 - Macon Telegraph

  • Jose A Cabranes in Seattle Times
    Cabranes said the panel's opinion "contains no reference whatsoever to the constitutional claims at the core of this case" and added that "this perfunctory disposition rests uneasily with the weighty issues presented by this appeal."
  • Barack Obama in Christian Science Monitor
    In his 16 minute message at the end of the two hour Catholic service, President Obama called Kennedy "the heir to a weighty legacy; a champion for those who had none; the soul of the Democratic Party; and the lion of the US Senate."
  • John Paul Stevens in BBC News
    When hard questions of domestic relations are sure to affect the outcome, the prudent course if for the federal court to stay its hand rather than reach out to resolve a weighty issue of constitutional law,Justice John Paul Stevens wrote for...

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