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Serious meaning

serious - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; " a dangerous operation"; " a grave situation"; " a grave illness"; " grievous bodily harm"; " a serious wound"; " a serious turn of events"; " a severe case of pneumonia"; " a life- threatening disease"
  2. 2. Really intending what is said; being in earnest; not jesting or deceiving.
  3. 3. Important; weighty; not trifling; grave.
  4. 4. Hence, giving rise to apprehension; attended with danger; as, a serious injury.
  5. 5. Grave; solemn; important; dangerous.

serious - examples of usage

  1. Are you never serious? - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. With serious people always. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  3. I really used to believe you could be serious, once." - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
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