Word Summary
semnotēs: seriousness
Original Word: σεμνότης
Transliteration: semnotēs
Phonetic Spelling: (sem-not'-ace)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: seriousness
Meaning: seriousness
Strong's Concordance
gravity, honesty.

From semnos; venerableness, i.e. Probity -- gravity, honesty.

see GREEK semnos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4587: σεμνότης

σεμνότης, σεμνητος, (σεμνός), that characteristic of a person or a thing which entitles to reverence or respect, dignity, gravity, majesty, sanctity: τοῦ ἱεροῦ σεμνότης, 2 Macc. 3:12; in an ethical sense, gravity (so R. V. uniformly (cf. Trench, p. 347)), honor, probity, purity: 1 Timothy 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:4; Titus 2:7. (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)