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Definition of Serious

Serious

  1. Grave in manner or disposition; earnest; thoughtful; solemn; not light, gay, or volatile.
  2. Really intending what is said; being in earnest; not jesting or deceiving.
  3. Important; weighty; not trifling; grave.
  4. Hence, giving rise to apprehension; attended with danger; as, a serious injury.

Serious Quotations

Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
Bill Nye

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.
Rahm Emanuel

The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
Simone de Beauvoir

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Horace

I think of myself as a serious professor who, during the weekend, writes novels.
Umberto Eco
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Serious Translations

serious in Afrikaans is erg, belangrik, ernstig
serious in Danish is vigtig, alvorlig
serious in Dutch is erg, ernstig, voornaam, belangrijk
serious in Italian is pesante, serio, grave
serious in Latin is serius, gravis
serious in Spanish is grave, importante, pesado, serio
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