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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: in earnest (0.00795 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to in earnest.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: in earnest 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, earnestly]
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; intentness. [1913 Webster] Take heed that this jest do not one day turn to earnest. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] And given in earnest what I begged in jest. --Shak. [1913 Webster] In earnest, serious; seriously; not in jest; earnestly. [1913 Webster]


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