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Another word for earnestness


Another word for earnestness

  1. Fervor

      1. Intense heat; fire
      2. Intensity of emotion, especially strong desire, enthusiasm, or devotion.
      3. Eagerness; enthusiasm; zeal
      1. (Geology) The severity of an earthquake in terms of its effects on the earth's surface, and buildings. The value depends on the distance from the epicentre, and is not to be confused with the magnitude.
      2. (Physics) time-averaged energy flux (the ratio of average power to the area through which the power "flows"); irradiance
      3. Degree or extent; relative strength, magnitude, vigor, etc.
      1. Intense enthusiasm, as in working for a cause; ardent endeavor or devotion; ardor; fervor
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  2. Solemnity

      1. Seriousness, as of a situation
      2. Gravitation, esp. terrestrial gravitation; force that tends to draw all bodies in the earth's sphere toward the center of the earth
      3. Grave consequence; seriousness or importance:
      1. Seriousness; sedateness
      2. The state or quality of being sober
      3. Temperance or moderation, esp. in the use of alcoholic liquor
      1. The quality or state of being sincere; honesty, genuineness, good faith, etc.
      2. The quality or condition of being sincere; genuineness, honesty, and freedom from duplicity.
      3. The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense.
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  3. Determination