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serious ‎(comparative seriouser or more serious, superlative seriousest or most serious)
Without humor or expression of happiness; grave in manner or disposition; earnest; thoughtful; solemn. It was a surprise to see the captain, who had always seemed so serious, laugh so heartily.
Important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play; needing great attention; critical. This is a serious problem. We'll need our best experts.
Really intending what is said; being in earnest; not jesting or deceiving; meaningful. After all these years, we're finally getting serious attention.

Etymology: From Middle English seryows, from Old French serieux, from Medieval Latin sēriōsus , an extension of Latin sērius ‎(“ grave, earnest, serious ” ), from Proto-Indo-European *swēr- ‎(“ heavy ” ). Cognate with German schwer ‎(“ heavy, difficult, severe ” ), Old English swǣr ‎(“ heavy, grave, grievous ” ). More at swear, sweer .

Example Sentences Including 'serious'

  • I'm serious, I'm serious. I'm totally fuckin' serious.
  • The city of Townsville is in some serious serious, serious trouble!
  • serious business? This is serious business, Gloves.
  • Martha, this is serious. Very, very serious.
  • You're serious? I honestly think you're serious.
  • serious as ass cancer, serious as Nagasaki, serious as a Sean Penn movie.
  • I'm getting serious now. I'm getting serious.
  • For serious visitors. lt's a serious religion.
  • You can't be serious. I'm completely serious.
  • I'm not! I'm serious, Stephen, terribly serious.
  • I was quite serious, actually. Deadly serious.


Similar Words

servomechanism - seriousley - sermonette - sermonizes - serrations - seraglios - serenaded - serenatas - serologic - serotonin - serviette - servility - servitors - serenata - serenely - serpents - serranid - serrated - servents - seraphs

serious romanian translation

serios grav mare important major sever adevărat considerabil

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