Which makes me gravitate towards a more parsimonious explanation: all economists are, definitionally, very good at college.
And gravitate toward noble entities you spy behind froggy appearances.
Maybe the impetus for her to gravitate to gay dudes, a friend has suggested.
1640s, "exert weight, move downward," from Modern Latin gravitatus, past participle of gravitare "gravitate," from Latin gravitas "heaviness, weight" (see gravity). Meaning "To be affected by gravity" is from 1690s. Figurative use from 1670s. Related: Gravitated; gravitating. The classical Latin verb was gravare "to make heavy, burden, oppress, aggravate."