Definition of Serious


  • requiring effort or concentration
    complex and not easy to answer or solve
    "raised serious objections to the proposal"
    "the plan has a serious flaw"
  • completely lacking in playfulness
    - unplayful
  • appealing to the mind
    "good music"
    "a serious book"
  • causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    "a dangerous operation"
    "a grave situation"
    "a grave illness"
    "grievous bodily harm"
    "a serious wound"
    "a serious turn of events"
    "a severe case of pneumonia"
    "a life-threatening disease"
    - life threatening
  • of great consequence
    "marriage is a serious matter"
  • concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    "a serious student of history"
    "a serious attempt to learn to ski"
    "gave me a serious look"
    "a serious young man"
    "are you serious or joking?"
    "Don't be so serious!"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Serious

  • Scrabble® score of the serious (7)
  • Word Chums® score of the serious (8)
  • Words With Friends® score of the serious (8)

Unscramble serious

114 unscramble word found using the letters serious.

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