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Synonyms for weighty
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weighty(adj)

    having relatively great weight; heavy

    "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"

    Synonyms:
    heavy, corpulent, obese, grave, rotund, telling, grievous, cogent

    Antonyms:
    light, thin, dissuasive, lean, unimportant, weightless

  2. cogent, telling, weighty(adj)

    powerfully persuasive

    "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"

    Synonyms:
    heavy, corpulent, obese, grave, revealing, telltale(a), rotund, impressive, telling, grievous, cogent

    Antonyms:
    weightless, thin, unimportant, light, lean, dissuasive

  3. grave, grievous, heavy, weighty(adj)

    of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

    "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

    Synonyms:
    heartrending, sullen, laborious, heavy, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, corpulent, sound, serious, gruelling, dense, grueling, wakeless, with child(p), threatening, solemn, grave, profound, backbreaking, severe, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), great(p), clayey, enceinte, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, fleshy, atrocious, weighed down, hard, impenetrable, life-threatening, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, sedate, heartbreaking, sonorous, dangerous, arduous, operose, sober, rotund, heavy(p), big(a), labored, obese, laboured, punishing, cogent, telling, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, light, thin, lean, dissuasive, weightless

  4. weighty(adj)

    weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry

    "weighty problems"

    Synonyms:
    heavy, corpulent, obese, grave, rotund, telling, grievous, cogent

    Antonyms:
    light, unimportant, lean, weightless, dissuasive, thin

  5. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund(adj)

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"

    Synonyms:
    pear-shaped, heavy, corpulent, obese, round, rotund, orotund, grave, telling, grievous, cogent

    Antonyms:
    lean, weightless, unimportant, thin, dissuasive, light

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. weighty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    HEAVY, ponderous, onerous

  2. weighty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    important, influential, efficacious, forcible, momentous, grave, serious, of consequence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. weighty(a)

    Synonyms:
    heavy, ponderous, massive, onerous, momentous, important, pregnant, serious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "weighty":

    heavy, weight, onerous

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How to use weighty in a sentence?

  1. James Comey:

    It's an unusual case, an important case and it's a challenge for all of us to deal with some pretty weighty issues that really haven't been dealt with before.

  2. Morgan Ortagus:

    The United States and the DPRK [ North Korea ] will not overcome a legacy of 70 years of war and hostility on the Korean Peninsula through the course of Earlier Saturday, these are weighty issues, and they require a strong commitment by both countries. United States has that commitment.

  3. William Consovoy:

    Federal courts may not decline to resolve a controversy within their traditional competence and proper jurisdiction simply because, as is the situation here, the question is difficult, the consequences weighty, or the potential real for conflict with the policy preferences of the political branches.

  4. Andersen Brower:

    When they wade into weighty policy issues, as Hillary Clinton did, it always breaks bad for them. When Barbara Bush held a baby suffering from AIDS, it sent an extremely powerful message at a time when some people were worried about catching AIDS simply by touching someone who had it, first ladies don't have to make a campaign of something, they just need to make sure the press is there to capture a moment. Barbara Bush knew how consequential that photo would become.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    The heart carries heavy loads when it is being trained to carry weighty blessings.

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