Definition of weighty in English:


Syllabification: weight·y
Pronunciation: /ˈwātē

adjective (weightier, weightiest)



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  • The performance is weightily beautiful, even though it can't disguise the fact that this is essentially a piano solo with violin and cello accompaniment.
  • By resisting the temptation to be weightily profound, the story succeeds in telling useful truths with a touch of levity.
  • She plucks two huge medallions from her pocket that dangle weightily from rainbow-coloured tapes.


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  • Perhaps it's because of the deluge of words, perhaps it's the weightiness of the subject, but one doesn't actually become involved emotionally.
  • He has insight, dept and has a great spiritual weightiness.
  • The design does its best to give a semblance of weightiness to something no bigger than an essay.

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