Word of the Day / Retzinut: He's not heavy, he's just serious
The concepts of emotional gravity and weight seem inextricably involved throughout the evolution of language.
Somehow Hebrew made it to 1888 without a word for "serious." So it was up to Eliezer Ben Yehuda, reviver of the Hebrew language, to come up with one. He coined the word "re-tzi-NI," which in English can actually be translated quite a few ways, depending on context.