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grav·i·tas

 (grăv′ĭ-täs′)
n.
Seriousness or solemnity in demeanor or treatment: a candidate who lacks gravitas; an article with sufficient gravitas to be compelling.

[Latin gravitās, heaviness, seriousness; see gravity.]

gravitas

(ˈɡrævɪˌtæs)
n
seriousness, solemnity, or importance
[C20: from Latin gravitās weight, from gravis heavy]

grav•i•tas

(ˈgræv ɪˌtɑs, -ˌtæs)
n.
seriousness or sobriety, as of conduct or speech.
[1920–25; < Latin gravitās; see gravity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gravitas - formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"
comportment, mien, bearing, presence - dignified manner or conduct

gravitas

noun seriousness, gravity, solemnity a man with all the gravitas you might expect of a Booker prize winner
Translations

gravitas

[ˈgrævɪtæs] N (frm) → gravitas f, seriedad f
a certain air of gravitascierto aire de seriedad

gravitas

[ˈgrævɪtæs] nsérieux m
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