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    earnest

    earnest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word earnest

    Definition
    (noun) something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract Definition
    (adj) characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    Synonyms : sincere , solemn
    Example Sentence
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message
    Definition
    (adj) earnest
    Synonyms : dear , devout , heartfelt
    Example Sentence
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences
    Definition
    (adj) not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
    Synonyms : businesslike
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