The magnificent Rampling has the gravitas and the poker face necessary to pull off the mysterious role.
Some staffers say the campaign is in desperate need of someone with the stature and gravitas to force Romney to listen.
“Gore has gravitas with people who already agree with him,” says Levi.
As the wise elder statesman, Gingrich might yet be able to capture some of the gravitas that his opening weeks took away.
Recently, the GOP force questioned whether Palin has the required "gravitas" to run for president.
Nobody believes in the dignity and gravitas of American government.
One wants to believe that Paris has decided to take on truly serious role, to cozy up to gravitas for a moment.
Violation of gravitas is being taken ‘extremely seriously’ by army top brass, source says.
Later in a statement, Moonves praised Letterman for “wit, gravitas, and brilliance unique in the history of our medium.”
Their garb lent them either the gravitas the Republican bench has previously lacked, or the doleful aspect of ushers at a funeral.
1924, from Latin gravitas "weight, heaviness;" figuratively, of persons, "dignity, presence, influence" (see gravity). A word that became useful when gravity acquired a primarily scientific meaning.