weight of the evidence.The persuasiveness of some evidence in comparison with other evidence <because the verdict is against the great weight of the evidence, a new trial should be granted>. See BURDEN OF PERSUASION. Cf. PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE. [Cases: Criminal Law  549; Evidence  584. C.J.S. Criminal Law §§ 655, 1094–1095, 1097, 1102; Evidence §§ 729, 1301–1305, 1320, 1324, 1326–1327, 1342, 1345.] manifest weight of the evidence.See MANIFEST WEIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE.
[Blacks Law 8th]