gravitas

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gravitās (weight, heaviness)

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Noun[edit]

gravitas (uncountable)

  1. Seriousness in bearing or manner; dignity.
  2. (figuratively) substance, weight.

Usage notes[edit]

Frequently used in a jocular or stilted sense.

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravitas

  1. present of graviti

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravitas

  1. second-person singular past historic of graviter

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravitas

  1. present of gravitar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gravis (heavy) +‎ -itās

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Noun[edit]

gravitās f (genitive gravitātis); third declension

  1. weight, heaviness
  2. severity, harshness
  3. importance, presence, influence
  4. gravity
  5. pregnancy

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gravitās gravitātēs
genitive gravitātis gravitātum
dative gravitātī gravitātibus
accusative gravitātem gravitātēs
ablative gravitāte gravitātibus
vocative gravitās gravitātēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravitas

  1. Second-person singular (tu) present indicative of gravitar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravitas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of gravitar.