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And they always like a respectful hush when they are considering weighty matters. The Sun (2016)It jars a little at first, but gives the film an intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some less weighty works are also out of favour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not that such weighty matters have been openly discussed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Where do you stand on the weighty issue of scales? Times, Sunday Times (2013)That its subjects are potentially weighty makes its failings more curious. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)For this is a play and a world where weighty issues are handled lightly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is in the nature of sport that all these weighty issues will recede if the sport takes wing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It jars a little at first but gives the film an immediacy and intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has become a truism to say that the home of weighty subjects in fiction is often young adult books. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they feel weighty, like heavy space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nonetheless, it is impossible to escape the sense that this fable is indeed about something weighty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the absence of weighty matter in no way diminishes the music's brilliance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All weighty matters, in their way. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In recent conversations, people have asked what weighty issues church staff members bear. Christianity Today (2000)As the couple discuss how to handle this, trivial and weighty issues typically become jumbled together. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Normally in this column I address the weighty moral matters of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I've seen extreme examples of both viewpoints on this weighty matter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such are weighty subjects, worthy of the attention of Wisden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All this, surely, is the wrong way to approach so weighty an issue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Here was a weighty subject which, if she could but lay hold of it, would certainly keep her mind steady. Middlemarch (1872)He was edgy, picking away at his arm, not making eye contact and appeared to have weighty matters on his mind. The Sun (2010)It is just as well that this doubly weighty volume, which offers a lot of poems for the pound, tends to reward the effort it demands. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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Britisches Englisch: weighty ADJECTIVE
If you describe something such as an issue or a decision as weighty, you mean that it is serious or important.
Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
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