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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

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

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Peter Ustinov

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

I was always kind of serious. It's nice to be able to play a complete bad boy who's the polar opposite to who I am.
Colin O'Donoghue

I was just a goofy little funny kid, who was always getting sent to the principal. It wasn't serious because I was smart. I wasn't like a true troublemaker, just rambunctious - like, talkative and trying to be funny. That was me in middle-school.
J. Cole
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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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