Serious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Serious

Without humor or expression of happiness; grave in manner or disposition | Important; weighty; not insignificant | Really intending what is said; in earnest; not jocular or deceiving

Short Example Sentences for Serious

  • 1. It was no serious commerce. 🔊
  • 2. It was a serious question. 🔊
  • 3. He remembered her as serious and dreamy. 🔊
  • 4. It produces a simple and serious effect. 🔊
  • 5. Very serious accidents have happened to the best. 🔊
  • 6. Frank became serious at once and all the others as well. 🔊
  • 7. A glance at his serious face convinced her of her mistake. 🔊
  • 8. Far more serious matters claim our attention first. 🔊
  • 9. Sir Henry, for a moment, was serious enough. 🔊
  • 10. If there was serious work to do the settlers had to do it themselves. 🔊
  • 11. We were then fully fifteen and we were perfectly serious about it. 🔊
  • 12. There are several serious objections to this extraordinary distinction. 🔊
  • 13. What bewitches me in talking to her is a sort of serious background. 🔊
  • 14. He was to be serious and silent amid mountains of feminine under linen. 🔊
  • 15. Every rehearsal had revealed new and serious faults of construction. 🔊
  • 16. The damage to persons may be so serious as to result in death. 🔊
  • 17. All this Teleki said to the emir with a perfectly serious countenance. 🔊
  • 18. He is as serious as Mr. Benham, only he laughs a great deal more. 🔊

How to use Serious in Sentences?

  • 1. But, after a bit, it looked as if the trouble were more serious even than his histrionics. 🔊
  • 2. He neither wept nor tore his hair, but took the far more serious course of losing his appetite. 🔊
  • 3. This folly led to a serious evil, namely, the enlistment of soldiers for only ninety days. 🔊
  • 4. Our illustration, from a serious painting published in a German paper, shows them at it. 🔊
  • 5. It was a grave little note, a serious little note, like its writer, but it made me laugh. 🔊
  • 6. His first serious affair was at the abortive effort to storm the Heights of Queenstown. 🔊
  • 7. In the autumn of 1807 the Captain of the Six Nations was in the grip of a serious illness. 🔊
  • 8. He has only one serious rival, indeed, in their affections, and that is Lloyd-George. 🔊
  • 9. Now that he had come to practical matters his careless jocularity had given place to a manner of serious deliberation. 🔊
  • 10. We shall soon be facing the most serious problem of the system under which we live, the problem of the unemployed. 🔊
  • 11. Or was there some deeper purpose, some serious attempt to learn the truth beneath her casual question? 🔊
  • 12. Tom" was accounted steady and industrious, yet there was a serious break in his record. 🔊
  • 13. He treated us to shells with a veritable prodigality, but without causing us very serious losses. 🔊
  • 14. Since he had crossed the mountains, and escaped the force in front of him, he had encountered no serious opposition. 🔊
  • 15. Three men eating three meals daily might make some difference in his calculations, but nothing serious probably. 🔊
  • 16. He may even have been aware that, were his title to be challenged, there would be serious technical difficulties in the way of vindicating it. 🔊
  • 17. Beldi at once held out his hand and heartily greeted the youth, whose manly features however wore a grave and serious look. 🔊