Synonyms of seriousness


1. earnestness, seriousness, sincerity, gravity, solemnity

usage: an earnest and sincere feeling

2. seriousness, distressfulness, badness, severity, severeness

usage: the quality of arousing fear or distress; "he learned the seriousness of his illness"

3. seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity, trait

usage: the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

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