Serious - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 29/01/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Serious.

DIRE
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
  2. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; "a desperate illness"; "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall; "a dire emergency"
EARNEST
  1. something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
  2. not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
  3. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
  4. earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"
  5. Serious, straight-faced, humourless
GRAVE
  1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
  2. of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
  3. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  4. a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
  5. a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  6. death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"
  7. carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names i
NONONSENSE
SOBER
  1. become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
  2. cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
  3. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  4. not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
  5. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  6. completely lacking in playfulness
  7. become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
SOLEMN
  1. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  2. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
SOMBER
  1. grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
  2. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"

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