graveness
noun see grave IV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Graveness — Grave ness, n. The quality of being grave. [1913 Webster] His sables and his weeds, Importing health and graveness. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graveness — index solemnity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • graveness — Ⅰ. grave [1] ► NOUN 1) a hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or corpse. 2) (the grave) death. ● dig one s own grave Cf. ↑dig one s own grave ● t …   English terms dictionary

  • graveness — See gravely. * * * …   Universalium

  • graveness — noun The state of being grave; gravity …   Wiktionary

  • graveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of being grave and of involving serious consequences: gravity, momentousness, seriousness, weightiness. See IMPORTANT. 2. High seriousness of manner or bearing: gravity, sedateness, sobriety, solemnity …   English dictionary for students

  • graveness — n. importance, weightiness; severity; seriousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graveness — grave·ness …   English syllables

  • graveness — noun a manner that is serious and solemn • Syn: ↑gravity, ↑sobriety, ↑soberness, ↑somberness, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gravity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. weight (see gravity); graveness, importance. Ant., lightness, unimportance. II Weight Nouns 1. gravity, gravitation; weight, weighing; heft, heaviness; ponderosity, pressure, burden; ballast,… …   English dictionary for students

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