Definition of gravity
- a person of gravity and learning
the hospital waiting room was filled with the kind of gravity that inevitably accompanies worry
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: a very serious quality or condition : the condition of being grave or serious
: the natural force that tends to cause physical things to move towards each other : the force that causes things to fall towards the Earth
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