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English noun: serious-mindedness

1. serious-mindedness (attribute) the trait of being serious


SamplesA lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness.


Synonymsearnestness, seriousness, sincerity


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)commitment, committedness, graveness, gravity, sedateness, soberness, sobriety, solemness, solemnity, somberness, sombreness, staidness


Attributefrivolous, serious


Antonymsfrivolity, frivolousness









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