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1. weighty

adjective. ['ˈweɪti, ˈweɪˌtiː'] excessively fat.

Synonyms

  • fat
  • obese
  • corpulent

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • frivolous
  • birth
  • worthless

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word weighty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid mismatches, such as a huge shrub or weighty trellis against the side of a one-story cottage-style home.

2. Adjective
If it feels light and insubstantial it is not ivory, as ivory is a dense and weighty material.

Quotes containing the word weighty


1. Fate,"Blue replied, glowering at her mother, "is a very weighty word to throw around before breakfast.
- Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

2. A stone is heavy and the sand is weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
- Frank Herbert, Dune

3. I don't believe that math and nature respond to democracy. Just because very clever people have rejected the role of the infinite, their collective opinions, however weighty, won't persuade mother nature to alter her ways. Nature is never wrong.
- Janna Levin, How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space

2. weighty

adjective. ['ˈweɪti, ˈweɪˌtiː'] weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry.

Antonyms

  • inessential

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. weighty

adjective. ['ˈweɪti, ˈweɪˌtiː'] of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought.

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import
  • grievous
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant
  • insignificance
  • meaningless

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. weighty

adjective. ['ˈweɪti, ˈweɪˌtiː'] powerfully persuasive.

Synonyms

  • persuasive
  • telling

Antonyms

  • indecisive
  • noncrucial
  • uninfluential

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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