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earnest

see definition of earnest
  • adjvery enthusiastic
  • adjserious; very important
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Synonyms for earnest

adj very enthusiastic
  • ardent
  • diligent
  • fervent
  • heartfelt
  • impassioned
  • passionate
  • purposeful
  • sincere
  • urgent
  • eager
  • keen
  • busy
  • devoted
  • fervid
  • industrious
  • perseverant
  • sedulous
  • vehement
  • warm
  • wholehearted
  • zealous

Antonyms for earnest

  • apathetic
  • cold
  • cool
  • dispassionate
  • frigid
  • indifferent
  • insincere
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
  • flippant
  • thoughtless
  • trivial
  • unconcerned
  • unimportant
  • unpassionate
  • unpurposeful
  • unserious
  • unthoughtful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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