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serious /ˈsɪəriəs $ ˈsɪr-/ adjective

جدی ، مهم ، خطیر ، سخت ، خطرناک ، وخیم
- severe, acute, critical, dangerous
- important, crucial, fateful, grim, momentous, no laughing matter, pressing, significant, urgent, worrying
- solemn, grave, humourless, sober, unsmiling
- sincere, earnest, genuine, honest, in earnest
Antonyms: light, unserious, trifling, trivial
Contrasted words: flighty, flip, flippant, frivolous, volatile, casual, easy, relaxed, inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant, unserious
Related Idioms: serious as a judge, no joke, no laughing matter
Related Words: businesslike, dern, determined, steady, steady-going, intent, serious-minded, contemplative, meditative, pensive, reflective, thoughtful, austere, severe, stern, humorless, unhumorous, grim, important, significant, sobering, unamusing, unfunny, menacing, threatening
English Thesaurus: serious, solemn, grave, sombre, earnest, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

serious S1 W1 /ˈsɪəriəs $ ˈsɪr-/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: seriousness; adverb: seriously; adjective: serious]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: sérieux, from Late Latin seriosus, from Latin serius]

1. SITUATION/PROBLEM a serious situation, problem, accident etc is extremely bad or dangerous:
the serious problem of unemployment
Luckily, the damage was not serious.
Serious crimes have increased dramatically.
serious injury/illness/accident etc
a serious accident on the freeway
Oil spills pose a serious threat to marine life.
The president was in serious trouble. see Thesaurus box on P. 1590

2. IMPORTANT important and needing a lot of thought or attention:
This is a very serious matter.
the serious business of earning a living
Be quiet, Jim. This is serious.

3. NOT JOKING OR PRETENDING if someone is serious about something they say or plan to do, they really mean it and are not joking or pretending:
His voice suddenly became more serious.
a serious article
serious about
Is she serious about giving up her job?
deadly/dead serious (=definitely not joking)
She sounded dead serious.
Marry Frank? You can’t be serious!

4. CAREFUL serious attention/consideration/thought careful and thorough attention etc:
I’ll give your suggestion serious consideration.

5. QUIET/SENSIBLE someone who is serious is very quiet and sensible, and does not laugh and joke much:
a serious student

6. WORRIED/UNHAPPY slightly worried or unhappy:
You look serious. What’s wrong?

7. ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP a serious romantic relationship is likely to continue for a long time:
It’s serious – they’ve been seeing each other for six months.
serious about
Are you really serious about her?
serious boyfriend/girlfriend

8. SPORT/ACTIVITY [only before noun] very interested in an activity or subject, and spending a lot of time doing it:
He’s become a serious golfer since he retired.
Chris is a serious photographer.

9. VERY GOOD [only before noun] informal very good and often expensive:
He’s got a serious car!

10. LARGE AMOUNT [only before noun] informal used to emphasize that you are talking about a large amount of something:
In industry, you can earn serious money.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. bad/dangerous
VERBS be, look, seem, sound | become, get By this time the riots were getting serious.
ADV. extremely, particularly, really, very | fairly, quite | potentially

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. not joking
VERBS be, look, sound Come on, be serious!
become, turn He became serious all of a sudden.
ADV. deadly, quite, very
PREP. about Are you serious about resigning?

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a serious problem
Vandalism is a serious problem in the area.
a serious injury/illness
The driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
a serious accident
He is recovering from a serious accident.
serious damage
The explosion sparked a fire which caused serious damage to their flat.
a serious threat
In the developed world, over-consumption is now a serious threat to health.
a serious crime/offence
Kidnapping is a serious crime.
serious trouble
The economy was in serious trouble.
serious consequences
Neglecting to make a proper will can have serious consequences.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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