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synonyms for serious-minded

  • calm
  • constant
  • dependable
  • fast
  • intense
  • reliable
  • resolute
  • cool
  • liege
  • poised
  • reserved
  • sedate
  • settled
  • sober
  • staunch
  • allegiant
  • ardent
  • equable
  • imperturbable
  • levelheaded
  • loyal
  • self-possessed
  • sensible
  • serene
  • single-minded
  • staid
  • steadfast
  • unswerving
  • unwavering
  • wholehearted
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antonyms for serious-minded

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  • irresponsible
  • unreliable
  • unsteady
  • untrustworthy
  • agitated
  • excited
  • friendly
  • upset
  • broken
  • discontinuous
  • imbalanced
  • intermittent
  • unfaithful
  • unfixed
  • unstable
  • weak
  • wobbly
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How to use serious-minded in a sentence

Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Diacetic acid occurs in the same conditions as acetone, but is less frequent and has more serious significance.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
His symptoms became so serious that often we expected nothing less than that he would die on our hands.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
They all wore very large linen collars and black cravats, which gave them a very serious appearance.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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