HyperDic: gravity

English > 3 senses of the word gravity:
NOUNphenomenongravity, gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
attributegravity, graveness, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombrenessa manner that is serious and solemn
feelinggravity, solemnitya solemn and dignified feeling
gravity > pronunciation
Soundsgrae'vahtiy; grae'vihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > gravity: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaning(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface.
Example"the more remote the body the less the gravity"
Synonymsgravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Narrowersolar gravityThe gravity of the sun
Broaderattraction, attractive forceThe force by which one object attracts another
Spanishgravedad, gravitación
Catalangravetat, gravitació
Adjectivesgravitativeof or relating to or caused by gravitation
Verbsgravitatemove due to the pull of gravitation
English > gravity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA manner that is serious and solemn.
Synonymsgraveness, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombreness
Narrowerstodginess, stuffinessdull and pompous gravity
Broaderseriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerityThe trait of being serious
Spanishgravedad, sobriedad
Adjectivesgraveof great gravity or crucial import
gravedignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
English > gravity: 3 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA solemn and dignified feeling.
Synonymsolemnity
Narrowerearnestness, seriousness, sincerityAn earnest / earnest and sincere feeling
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
OppositelevityFeeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
Spanishseriedad, solemnidad
Catalanserietat, seriositat, solemnitat

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