1. [ noun ] (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
Synonyms: gravitational_attraction gravitational_force gravitation

"gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein

Related terms: attraction solar_gravity physics
2. [ noun ] a manner that is serious and solemn
Synonyms: sobriety soberness somberness graveness
Related terms: seriousness stodginess
3. [ noun ] a solemn and dignified feeling
Synonyms: solemnity
Related terms: levity feeling earnestness
Similar spelling:   gravidity