Thesaurus / weightiness
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This is a most awful act of worship: I trust the intimation to it was attended with proper weightiness of spirit.
Much more weightiness of spirit appeared to exist in the strangers who attended, and consequently more stillness.
He had neither the unswerving sense of style, nor the weightiness of touch, that mark the perfect craftsman.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
I demanded, much more impressed by her calling the meal "luncheon" than by the weightiness of her Biblical allusion.
AT THE AGE OF EVEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
The relative weightiness of a stone is called its specific gravity, and is often abbreviated as S.G.
I opened my box: then indeed I perceived the secret of its weightiness.
The solemnity and weightiness of covenant-taking consisteth in three things.
Mrs. Wiley shook her head with the air of understanding the weightiness of her friend's excuse.
IN A MYSTERIOUS WAYANNE WARNER
Meanwhile he laid about him with his common sense, just as Voltaire did, though Diderot has more weightiness of manner.
DIDEROT AND THE ENCYCLOPAEDISTS (VOL 1 OF 2)JOHN MORLEY
Mr. Doolittle interrupted him with unusual weightiness of manner.
THE STURDY OAKSAMUEL MERWIN, ET AL.
WORDS RELATED TO WEIGHTINESS
- high pitch
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