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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being serious; A sincere feeling.

Usage examples (38)
  • Since there is a certain earnestness and intensity ...
  • And what deep earnestness is conveyed by the redoubling of this title!
  • Kev, I tend tend be jovial by nature but I do not accept that earnestness is the same as seriousness.
  • Human prudence is not willing to perform every duty in earnestness and humility, and trust the rest to Providence. for more
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