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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la seriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The play is beautiful, but it lacks a certain gravitas.La obra de teatro es hermosa, pero carece de una cierta seriedad.
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gravitas [ˈɡrævɪtæs]
gravitas (f); seriedad (f)
...Douglas Hurd, the Foreign Secretary, whose gravitas during the Gulf crisis won much admiration
a certain air of gravitas cierto aire de seriedad
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The word gravitas is the present form of gravitar in the second person singular. See the full gravitar conjugation.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (physics)
a. to gravitate
2. (fig)
gravitar sobreto hang o loom over
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intransitive verb
1 (Física) to gravitate;hacia towards
2 (girar) to rotate
la tierra gravita en torno al sol the earth rotates round the sun
vehículos diseñados para gravitar en torno a la Tierra (satélites artificiales)
gravitar sobre algn/algo (apoyarse) to rest on sb/sth; (caer sobre) to bear down on sb/sth; (pesar sobre) to be a burden to sb/sth; (amenazar) to loom over sb/sth
Un peso invisible, ominoso, gravita sobre nosotros el fantasma de los cuatro millones de desempleados que gravita sobre nuestra economía
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