Definition of "seriousness" []

  • Grave in nature or disposition; thoughtful (adjective)
  • Marked by deep feeling; in earnest; sincere (adjective)
  • Concerned with important matters (adjective)
  • Requiring effort or concentration (adjective)
  • Giving rise to fear or anxiety; critical (adjective)
  • Worthy of regard because of substantial quantity or quality (adjective)
  • Extreme or remarkable (adjective)
  • A state of being serious (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "seriousness" in a sentence
  • "They told me the incident took place, alleged incident took place in the Bahamas, so it was out of Seattle police jurisdiction, but that the alleged victim lives in Seattle and that, because of what they called the seriousness of the alleged incident, they documented it and took, again, what they call a courtesy report."
  • "She urged the department to acknowledge what she described as the seriousness of the situation and formulate a clear proactive response."
  • "Wait, you mean that was spoken in seriousness? leon"