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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: in earnest(0.00868 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to in earnest.
English → English (WordNet)
Definition: in earnest
adj : 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” [syn: earnest,
in earnest(p), sincere, solemn]
adv : in a serious manner; “talking earnestly with his son”; “she
started studying snakes in earnest”; “a play dealing
seriously with the question of divorce” [syn: seriously,
English → English (gcide)
Definition: In earnest
Earnest \Ear"nest\ ([~e]r"n[e^]st), n. [AS. eornost, eornest;
akin to OHG. ernust, G. ernst; cf. Icel. orrosta battle,
perh. akin to Gr. 'orny`nai to excite, L. oriri to rise.]
Seriousness; reality; fixed determination; eagerness;
Take heed that this jest do not one day turn to
earnest. --Sir P.
And given in earnest what I begged in jest. --Shak.
In earnest, serious; seriously; not in jest; earnestly.