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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Weighty


WEIGHTY, adjective

1. Having great weight; heavy; ponderous; as a weighty body.

2. Important; forcible; momentous; adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; as weighty reasons; weighty matters; weighty considerations or arguments.

3. Rigorous; severe; as our weightier judgment. [Not in use.]