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How to use serious 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
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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
A serious insurrection occurred at Dresden, in Saxony, but was in a few days put down.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She spoke with such a serious, tender grace, that Gordon seemed stirred to his depths again.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SERIOUS

  • cogent
  • constant
  • decent
  • estimable
  • genuine
  • good
  • law-abiding
  • levelheaded
  • pure
  • real
  • satisfactory
  • satisfying
  • sensible
  • serious
  • sober
  • sound
  • stalwart
  • steadfast
  • trustworthy
  • trusty
  • upright
  • upstanding
  • valid
  • worthy
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