serious[ seer-ee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF serious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SERIOUS
The other idea was absurd—too wild for serious consideration.
Moreover, little Helen got in the first remark in the way of serious conversation.
The minister had a serious countenance, and was very placid.
While a Treasury surplus is not the greatest evil, it is a serious evil.
Obviously there had been no serious quarrel between the brothers.
She knew that this jesting choice would have serious import.
Still I hope I shall not have any serious misunderstandings with my girls.
In Glasgow and other parts of the country there were serious riots.
Just then the curtain rose again, and the play of the "Serious Family," commenced.
For there is a play even with most serious things that has in it no offense.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SERIOUS
- at ease
- cool as cucumber
- have one's act together
- keeping a stiff upper lip
- keeping one's shirt on
- not turn a hair
- sure of oneself
- on collision course