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Noun: gravity  gra-vu-tee
  1. (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    "the more remote the body the less the gravity";
    - gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force
  2. A manner that is serious and solemn
    - graveness, sobriety, soberness, somberness [US], sombreness [Brit, Cdn]
  3. A solemn and dignified feeling
    "the gravity of a funeral";
    - solemnity, solemnness, solemness

Derived forms: gravities

Type of: attraction, attractive force, earnestness, feeling, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity

Antonym: levity

Encyclopedia: Gravity, IA