Usage examples for weighty

  1. He had spoken to her twice, and thought about her in the intervals allowed by such weighty matters as uniform and the new sword, which, however, required almost constant consideration at that time. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. To maintain my position, that the Constitution is anti- slavery in its general character, and that constitutional slavery is, at the most, but an exception to that general character, it was not necessary to take either of these grounds; though, had I been disposed to take even the higher of them, I should not have lacked the countenance of the most weighty authorities. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society