implies a seriousness marked by temperance, self-control, emotional balance, etc. a sober criticism
suggests a seriousness of purpose marked by sincerity and enthusiasm an earnest desire to help
implies a dignified, quiet or composed, sometimes even prim seriousness a sedate clergyman
suggests an impressive or awe-inspiring seriousness a solemn ceremony
implies the dignified weightiness of heavy responsibilities or cares a grave expression on his face
implies absorption in deep thought or involvement in something really important as distinguished from something frivolous or merely amusing he takes a serious interest in the theater
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