Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE SERIOUS

"But this affair is more serious even than you know," said Juve.

But the Prefect of Paris has formed a more serious opinion, your Excellency.

That screaming is a more serious matter than at first may seem.

It is no more serious than that, and were she out of the way, he would wake as from a dream.

As to the stranger with the black mustache, that was a more serious matter.

And then, more serious even than before: “Denny, is––is that the only reason, now?”

In later lists, books of a more serious sort will be included.

Of course, his wound had been more serious than he would admit.

I think that we have more serious things to think of than masquerading.

If I have ever trifled with my subject, it was a more serious fault.