Definition of pesanteur in US English:

pesanteur

noun

rare
  • Heaviness, weight.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From Middle French, French pesanteur from pesant + -eur.

Pronunciation

pesanteur

/ˌpeɪzɒnˈtəː/