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(figuratively) Substance, weight.
Latin gravitās heaviness, seriousness gravity
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin gravitās (“weight, heaviness”)
His role lent a needed air of gravitas to the medical drama.
She had the controlled delivery of a singer, a light airiness combined with a certain gravitas.
This role requires an individual with real gravitas; someone who others respect and are happy to follow.
Find the school that fits you best of all - not the school that has a rank with the most gravitas.
The somber black cloth boards and striking silver lettering give the edition gravitas and an appropriately sinister quality.
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