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Synonyms for seriousness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earnestness, seriousness, sinceritynoun

    an earnest and sincere feeling

    earnestness, unassumingness, distressfulness, sincerity, serious-mindedness

    frivolity, frivolousness

  2. seriousness, distressfulnessnoun

    the quality of arousing fear or distress

    "he learned the seriousness of his illness"

    earnestness, distressfulness, sincerity, serious-mindedness

    frivolousness, frivolity

  3. seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sinceritynoun

    the trait of being serious

    "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

    earnestness, unassumingness, distressfulness, sincerity, serious-mindedness

    frivolousness, frivolity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seriousnessnoun

    gravity, solemnity, demureness, sedateness

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  1. seriousnessnoun


    levity, frivolity, triviality

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  1. Mark Warner:

    Under the last administration, we didn’t treat these victims from the State Department community with the seriousness they deserve, that their own government did not believe them when they were injured or denied them proper medical attention and care is beyond the pale….For a while, they just got blown off. It’s inexcusable that they were treated this way, and it’s outrageous that we still don’t know who did it or what tools were used in these attacks.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    I have to tell you the step calls into question Iran’s seriousness with regard the nuclear talks, just as it underscores the imperative of returning to mutual compliance with the JCPOA.

  3. Alanna Coopersmith:

    Im pleased that the Alameda County DAs office is handling this matter with the seriousness and diligence that it deserves, quickly coming to a charging decision and offering open communication about the process.

  4. John Cornyn:

    I think it's really an important step, and I think Congress will treat it with the sort of gravity and seriousness that it deserves.

  5. Sheikh Ahmad:

    The president( Sepp Blatter) is suspended, the main candidate( Michel Platini) is suspended. We have shown our seriousness to do it by the book, by our statutes and regulations.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. mesmerized
    • B. disenchanted
    • C. fascinated
    • D. transfixed

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