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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

A joke is a very serious thing.
Winston Churchill

Elimination of illiteracy is as serious an issue to our history as the abolition of slavery.
Maya Angelou

My work is a game, a very serious game. - M. C. Escher
My work is a game, a very serious game.
M. C. Escher

If you're serious, you really understand that it's important that you laugh as much as possible and admit that you're the funniest person you ever met. You have to laugh. Admit that you're funny. Otherwise, you die in solemnity.
Maya Angelou

I'm working at trying to be a Christian, and that's serious business. It's like trying to be a good Jew, a good Muslim, a good Buddhist, a good Shintoist, a good Zoroastrian, a good friend, a good lover, a good mother, a good buddy - it's serious business.
Maya Angelou
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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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