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  • n. a state of being serious

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or character of being serious, in any sense of that word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of arousing fear or distress
  • n. an earnest and sincere feeling
  • n. the trait of being serious

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