from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being grave; seriousness; sobriety of behavior; gravity of manners or discourse; importance; solemnity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality of being grave.
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- noun The state of being
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a manner that is serious and solemn
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"Both of them should recognize the graveness of the issues," added Hikmat.
Lightening the mood is always a way to give the reader perspective on the graveness of whatever situation is at hand.
The impact that just one billionaire could make by recognizing the graveness of Los Angeles 'homeless issue would be transforming to individual homeless men and women and to our city.
In his speech in Singapore, Mr. Lee will "stress the graveness" of the ship sinking and connect it to North Korea's broader strategy of becoming a nuclear state, according to a statement released by his office Thursday.
MC: Well, I think it should be treated with the same graveness and the kind of seriousness - we should treat eating disorders with the same kind of gravitas as cancer.
The significance is, this is the first official notification of the president to bring it to that level in the Oval Office about the seriousness, the graveness of this situation.
A graveness, a spirit of old secrets gone bad, turned unworthy.
This is all nice to hear coming from a Muslim, but I think the article ignores the graveness of the situation.
"The fact that the president doubled the raise shows he realizes the sensitivity and graveness of the security and political situation in Egypt."
When the Amber Alert comes out, the idea is that it ` s, you know, taken very seriously and people understand the graveness of that matter.