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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Weighty \Weight"y\, a. [Compar. Weightier; superl. Weightiest.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous. "For sundry weighty reasons." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Let me have your advice in a weighty affair. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive. [R.] "Attend our weightier judgment." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent. [1913 Webster]