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Definition of "weightiness" []

  • The quality of being weighty (noun)

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Use "weightiness" in a sentence
  • "I tend to like those pieces best where that weightiness is continued through to the end — Grand Pianola Music, Nixon, Naive and Sentimental Music."
  • "Both stories are a pleasure to read, though both also lack a difficult-to-pinpoint weightiness that I associate with stories that are both entertaining and profound -- the kind of weightiness George Saunders accomplishes at his best, where a story can move from being laugh-out-loud funny at one moment to deeply moving at the next."
  • "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."