One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘gravity attracts objects towards each other’
attraction, attracting force, downward force, pull, weight, heaviness
2‘I hope they realize the gravity of the situation’
seriousness, importance, profundity, significance, momentousness, moment, weightiness, weight, consequence, magnitude
criticalness, acuteness, cruciality
direness, terribleness, awfulness, dreadfulness
precariousness, perilousness, peril, hazard, danger, threat, menace, risk
informal hairiness, iffiness, chanciness
British informal dodginess
3‘she was baffled by the gravity of his demeanour’
solemnity, seriousness, sombreness, sobriety, soberness, severity
unsmilingness, stone-facedness, long-facedness, grim-facedness, grimness, humourlessness, gloominess
preoccupation, thoughtfulness, dignity, staidness, dourness, aloofness
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