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 for Weightiest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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