weighty: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wā'tē), [key]
— weight•i•er, weight•i•est.
  1. having considerable weight; heavy; ponderous: a weighty bundle.
  2. burdensome or troublesome: the weightier cares of sovereignty.
  3. important or momentous: weighty negotiations.
  4. having or exerting influence, power, etc.; influential: a weighty merchant of Boston.
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