[ UK /wˈe‍ɪtɪnəs/ ]
  1. the relative importance granted to something
    his opinion carries great weight
    the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed
  2. the property of being comparatively great in weight
    the heaviness of lead
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How To Use weightiness In A Sentence

  • Perhaps she feels her word, given the weightiness of her scholarship, is enough.
  • The sheer bulk and weightiness of the story and its politics, removes the profundity from the last shot of Inba's forlorn face.
  • There is much more citrus in the beginning, the fragrance is more brisk, fresher, with none of the indolent smoky peachiness of the classic, but there is still a certain very Guerlain weightiness about the blend, a certain dark substantionality that is palpable under the breezier notes. Guerlain Mitsouko Fleur de Lotus: Perfume Review
  • Thus, if to extension, solidity, fusibility, the peculiar weightiness, and yellow colour of gold, any one join in his thoughts the negation of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • He has insight, dept and has a great spiritual weightiness.
  • The weightiness of Jonathan Edwards has frequently made me think about getting my fat sucked out. The Sage of Northampton « Unknowing
  • However mostly in these classes I am trying to achieve a sense of flesh and bones, weightiness or muscle structure.
  • Rather, I think it’s our nice balance of serious weightiness and comic relief that keeps this multilogue fizzing so creatively along. Firedoglake » Fiscal Irresponsibility Claims Another Victim – Everyone
  • Speed, rotation, and lightness figure just as much as strength, resilience, and weightiness.
  • Pretty much everything you have against the 'weightiness' of marriage could be applied to a co-habiting couple with a fifteen-year history and three children. Life and style | guardian.co.uk
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