Synonyms for weighty
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : wey-tee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈweɪ ti|
Top 10 synonyms for weighty Other synonyms for the word weighty
- big deal
- life and death
Définition of weightyOrigin :
- "important, serious, grave," late 15c., from weight + -y (2).
- adj heavy
- adj serious, important
- adj troublesome, difficult
- "Let them be supplied with all that is heavy and weighty in the ship," said Sir Nigel.
- Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
- He brought his chair to a level and pounded the desk with a weighty fist.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- And if they essay to do so, why should not my word be at least as weighty as theirs?
- Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
- But Mr Tite Barnacle was a buttoned-up man, and consequently a weighty one.
- Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
- His words on the subject are weighty, and worthy of being held in remembrance.
- Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
- Her feet were refusing to carry her, leaden and weighty as they seemed.
- Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
- Sticks and stones, large and weighty, are hurled at him from all sides.
- Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
- The language is weighty, abrupt, and in some passages sublime.
- Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
- "Not for me, thank you," said Harriet, after a weighty pause.
- Extract from : « Where Angels Fear to Tread » by E. M. Forster
- Your message will have need to be a weighty one, sir, to earn our patience for your impertinence.
- Extract from : « Love-at-Arms » by Raphael Sabatini
Antonyms for weighty
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