IPA: ˈɝnʌstnʌs


  • The quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.

Examples of "earnestness" in Sentences

  • Since there is a certain earnestness and intensity ...
  • And what deep earnestness is conveyed by the redoubling of this title!
  • The assumption of earnestness does not entail the assessment of neutrality.
  • The worrying and earnestness is my job — the playing and innocence is Miss Baby’s.
  • Kev, I tend tend be jovial by nature but I do not accept that earnestness is the same as seriousness.
  • Human prudence is not willing to perform every duty in earnestness and humility, and trust the rest to Providence.
  • It could use a little more wisecracking and a little less breathless earnestness, but breathless earnestness is just so you!!!!
  • It was well for the success of Mac's first crusade that his hearers were gentlemen and sober, so his outburst was not received with jeers or laughter but listened to in silence, while the expression of the faces changed from one of surprise to regret and respect, for earnestness is always effective and championship of this sort seldom fails to touch hearts as yet unspoiled.
  • May I, in the name of and for the sake of Empire solidarity and unity, which I assure you in all earnestness is as dear to me as I know it is to you, pray to you to try to see through the maze of misrepresentation, misunderstanding and misconception, often deliberately built around India, and to refrain from saying or doing that which may at this crucial moment of our history, when the fate of India hangs in the balance, harm the very interest so dear to our hearts.

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