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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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They told me the incident took place, alleged incident took place in the Bahamas, so it was out of Seattle police jurisdiction, but that the alleged victim lives in Seattle and that, because of what they called the seriousness of the alleged incident, they documented it and took, again, what they call a courtesy report.
She urged the department to acknowledge what she described as the seriousness of the situation and formulate a clear proactive response.
Wait, you mean that was spoken in seriousness? leon
And my answer, in all seriousness, is that you need to expand your circle of liberals, since you clearly are not talking to those of us who are relatively consistent in our positions.
I've never had the opportunity to hunt elk and in seriousness have never had the desire.
The very radicality of liberation theology means that its seriousness is often underestimated, since it does not fit into any of the accepted categories of heresy; its fundamental concern cannot be detected by the existing range of standard questions.
Mr President your seriousness is well respected by all of our veterans.
His antisemitic expressions clearly trump in seriousness and ugliness anything that can be cited as evidence of bigotry, religious, racial, or whatever, on her part.
In all seriousness, is it possible that all of this played an important role in your falling prey to the vanity press con?
The blend of concentrated analytical seriousness is palpable.