Know Your Next Word : gravity

10. gravity :

noun :


usage :

  • Not the force that makes apples fall down instead of up, but a different sort of weightiness.

  • The anchorman's nervous giggling was entirely inappropriate, given the gravity of the situation.

  • No one realized the gravity of Myron's drug addiction until it was much too late to help him.

  • At the heart of the word gravity is the word grave which means serious.

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