What does the word serious mean?

  • A term applied to a disease, Dyspathi'a, Morbus gravis, and to a symptom that is attended with danger.

  • In a dangerous condition.

Usage examples for serious

  1. It was no serious matter. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  2. And then despatches began to be more serious again. – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  3. However, this is not the serious part of the story. – The Title Market by Emily Post

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