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Definitions of serious:
  • adjective:   of great consequence
    Example: "Marriage is a serious matter"
  • adjective:   concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    Example: "A serious student of history"
  • adjective:   requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve
    Example: "Raised serious objections to the proposal"
  • adjective:   appealing to the mind
    Example: "A serious book"
  • adjective:   completely lacking in playfulness
  • adjective:   causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    Example: "A serious wound"

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