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gravitas

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɡræv.ɪ.tæs/ formal
seriousness and importance of manner, causing feelings of respect and trust in others: He's an effective enough politician but somehow he lacks the statesmanlike gravitas of a world leader.
Translations of “gravitas”
in Chinese (Traditional) 莊嚴(的舉止), 莊重…
in Chinese (Simplified) 庄严(的举止), 庄重…
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