Definition and Meanings for serious
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Serious is ranked 755 in the ranking of most used words in English
Part of Speech of serious
adjective, adverb, noun
Etymology of serious
Meaning of serious
- grave in manner or disposition; earnest; thoughtful; solemn; not light, gay, or volatile.
- really intending what is said; being in earnest; not jesting or deceiving.
- important; weighty; not trifling; grave.
- hence, giving rise to apprehension; attended with danger; as, a serious injury.