Weightiest
Weighty Weight"y, a. [Compar. {Weightier}; superl. {Weightiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body. [1913 Webster]

2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous. ``For sundry weighty reasons.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Let me have your advice in a weighty affair. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive. [R.] ``Attend our weightier judgment.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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