Meaning of GRAVITY in English


Gravity is the force which causes things to drop to the ground.

Arrows would continue to fly forward forever in a straight line were it not for ~, which brings them down to earth.


see also centre of ~


The ~ of a situation or event is its extreme importance or seriousness.

They deserve punishment which matches the ~ of their crime...

Not all acts of vengeance are of equal ~.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n


The ~ of someone’s behaviour or speech is the extremely serious way in which they behave or speak.

There was an appealing ~ to everything she said.


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