Part of speech:
That can be excused; pardonable; justifiable
That can be justified; demonstrably just, right, or reasonable
Concerned with or involving unimportant matters; superficial:
Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
Exacting retribution; punitive.
(Of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity.
Extreme or terrible:
Liable or subject to death; not immortal:
The definition of serious is showing deep thought, not joking, or a situation that requires careful thought.
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Lesser in seriousness or danger:
Admitting of forgiveness or pardon
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