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1. serious-mindedness

noun. the trait of being serious.

Synonyms

  • sombreness
  • solemness
  • frivolous
  • sobriety
  • gravity
  • trait
  • sedateness
  • soberness
  • serious
  • earnestness
  • staidness
  • solemnity
  • seriousness
  • somberness
  • sincerity
  • graveness
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • serious
  • frivolous
  • profound
  • intemperance

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2. narrow-mindedness

noun. an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior.

Synonyms

  • denominationalism
  • sectarianism
  • provincialism
  • pettiness
  • parochialism
  • intolerance

Antonyms

  • tolerance
  • wideness
  • impartiality
  • importance

3. light-mindedness

noun. inappropriate levity.

Synonyms

  • flippancy

Antonyms

  • gravity

4. noble-mindedness

noun. elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued.

Synonyms

  • nobleness
  • magnanimousness
  • high-mindedness
  • nobility
  • idealism

Antonyms

  • ignoble
  • dishonorableness
  • inelegance
  • practicality

5. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities.

Synonyms

  • thoughtful
  • earnest
  • serious-minded
  • sincere
  • solemn
  • sober
  • overserious
  • real
  • solid
  • sincerity
  • earnestness
  • seriousness
  • sedate
  • sobering
  • serious-mindedness

Antonyms

  • frivolous
  • disingenuous
  • insincerity
  • counterfeit

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] of great consequence.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • superficial
  • insincere

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.

Synonyms

  • severe
  • dangerous
  • life-threatening
  • critical
  • grievous

Antonyms

  • birth
  • inconsiderate
  • unthoughtfulness
  • thoughtless

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] appealing to the mind.

Synonyms

  • good

Antonyms

  • purposeless
  • unreal

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] completely lacking in playfulness.

Synonyms

  • sober
  • playfulness
  • unplayful

Antonyms

  • false
  • dishonest
  • intoxicated
  • colorful

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. serious

adjective. ['ˈsɪriːəs'] requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • serieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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