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gravitasnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡræv.ɪ.tæs/ formal
seriousness and ​importance of ​manner, ​causingfeelings of ​respect and ​trust in ​others: He's an ​effective enough ​politician but ​somehow he ​lacks the ​statesmanlike gravitas of a ​worldleader.
(Definition of gravitas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gravitas”
in Chinese (Simplified) 庄严(的举止), 庄重…
in Chinese (Traditional) 莊嚴(的舉止), 莊重…
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