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Definition of Earnestness

Earnestness

  1. The state or quality of being earnest; intentness; anxiety.

Earnestness Quotations

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Confucius

We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.
Sarojini Naidu

For me and my entire generation, we took on this kind of sarcastic, ironic, snarkiness because it seemed the most extreme reaction to the earnestness of hippies.
Chuck Palahniuk

People take things at face value on social media. Earnestness is the assumption.
Mindy Kaling

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.
Blaise Pascal
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Earnestness Translations

earnestness in German is Ernst
earnestness in Latin is intenta

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