Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, in a serious, grave, thoughtful manner.

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Examples

  • To judge by the trailer, though, this new version — titled 2081 — has been rejiggered as a slick, high-serioso dystopian drama, in which the protagonist delivers (apparently straight) such cringeworthy lines as: I am an abomination … of the able!

    Harry Bergeron and the Satirist’s Stone

  • Do you think we will take you seriously because you have that serioso look on your face?

    "American Prayer" of the damned.

  • But I will not be putting a bag on my head at the "Socio-Legal Studies BrownBag," even though "Socio-Legal Studies BrownBag" sounds so serioso it makes me want to put a bag on my head.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • But there's Acting, in serioso psycho-thrillers like

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Movement 3: Allegro energico e risoluto - Moderato serioso [15'02]

    VeryCD - 电驴资源订阅

  • Movement 1: Moderato serioso - Allegro moderato [13'12] 3.

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  • That's a pity, since Phoenix, the brooding, respected, totally serioso actor in

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • It has become not just a topic but a genre, one that, at its most reductive, exploits the awful melodrama of that chapter in history to badger viewers, intimidate critics, elicit easy tears, and serve as a back-patting machine for serioso directors.

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