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KK Pronunciation

〔 `ʒnIst 〕


〔 ˋә:nist 〕

Overview of noun earnest

The noun earnest has 1 sense

  • earnest -- (something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract)

Overview of adj earnest

The adj earnest has 3 senses

  • earnest, sincere, solemn -- (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")

  • dear, devout, earnest, heartfelt -- (earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences")

  • businesslike, earnest -- (not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal)