how to pronounce gravitas


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the above transcription of gravitas is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

gravitas is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of gravitas in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… which is called gravitas what he sees in …”

meanings of gravitas


  1. Seriousness in bearing or manner; dignity.
  2. Substance, weight.

gravitas frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gravitas occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gravitas can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gravitas can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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