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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

Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony.
Paulo Coelho

Perhaps we should worry less about judging people for being Mormon or Baptist or Muslim or gay or straight or black or white or Latino or by their religious or political brands and worry more about electing thoughtful, serious and ethical politicians on both sides of the political isle who are willing to work together for progress.
Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

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

Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that.
Bill Shankly

Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.
Will Rogers
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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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