from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being grave; seriousness; sobriety of behavior; gravity of manners or discourse; importance; solemnity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being grave.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being grave; gravity

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn


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