Adjective "Earnest" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Earnest


    Definition:

    1. serious in intention, purpose, or effort; sincerely zealous: an earnest worker.

    2. showing depth and sincerity of feeling: earnest words; an earnest entreaty.

    3. seriously important; demanding or receiving serious attention. noun

    4. full seriousness, as of intention or purpose: to speak in earnest.

    Origin:
    earnest

    Examples:

    "people can be earnest in things."

    "people can be earnest."

    "desires can be earnest."

    "conversations can be earnest."

    "efforts can be earnest."

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