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English definition of “gravitas”

gravitas

noun [U]     /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.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
(Definition of gravitas noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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