earnestness, seriousness, sincerity(noun)
an earnest and sincere feeling
seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity(noun)
the trait of being serious
"a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
The quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.
the state or quality of being earnest; intentness; anxiety
The numerical value of earnestness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of earnestness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
By rousing himself, by earnestness, by restraint and control the wise man may make for himself an island which no flood can overwhelm.
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...[They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable. There is no way you can tell the child that if language had been a melody, he had mastered it and done well, but that since it was in fact a sense, he had botched it utterly.
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