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seriousness 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈsi(ə)rēəsnis/,
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The quality or state of being serious,
  1. The quality or state of being serious
    • - we are aware of the seriousness of the situation
    • - she replied with deadly seriousness

  1. earnestness: an earnest and sincere feeling
  2. the quality of arousing fear or distress; "he learned the seriousness of his illness"
  3. the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
  4. a state of being serious
  5. ability to deal with life in a serious manner.
  6. Bleak, Dark, Dignity.