Definitions for earnestness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earnestness, seriousness, sincerity(noun)

    an earnest and sincere feeling

  2. seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity(noun)

    the trait of being serious

    "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

Wiktionary

  1. earnestness(Noun)

    The quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earnestness(noun)

    the state or quality of being earnest; intentness; anxiety

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earnestness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earnestness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Dhammapada:

    By rousing himself, by earnestness, by restraint and control the wise man may make for himself an island which no flood can overwhelm.

  2. Serene Celia:

    If someone wants to learn the truth of our Oneness, and they ask in earnestness, the tools will be revealed. Ask your soul, it will always show you.

  3. Oswald Chambers:

    Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master.

  4. Confucius:

    To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

  5. Confucius, The Confucian Analects:

    To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...[They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

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