English adjective: earnest
|1.||earnest characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions|
|Samples||Both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate.|
An entirely sincere and cruel tyrant.
A film with a solemn social message.
|Samples||One's dearest wish.|
Devout wishes for their success.
|Synonyms||dear, devout, heartfelt|
|3.||earnest not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal|
English noun: earnest
|1.||earnest (possession) something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract|
|Broader (hypernym)||security, surety|
|Narrower (hyponym)||arles, earnest money|