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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weight·y a. [Compar. Weightier superl. Weightiest.]
 1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.
 2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.  “For sundry weighty reasons.”
    Let me have your advice in a weighty affair.   --Swift.
 3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive.  [R.] “Attend our weightier judgment.”
 Syn: -- Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having relatively great weight; heavy; "a weighty load"; "a
             weighty package" [ant: weightless]
      2: 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" [syn: grave, grievous, heavy]
      3: weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry;
         "weighty problems"
      4: excessively fat; "a weighty man" [syn: corpulent, obese,
      5: powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling
         presentation"; "a weighty argument" [syn: cogent, telling]
      [also: weightiest, weightier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See weighty