- seriousness and zeal in intention, purpose, or effort: Socrates was a man of great moral earnestness, and exemplified in his own life some of the noblest virtues.
- depth and sincerity of feeling: Speak with conviction and earnestness, and the people watching and listening will believe you.
earnestness 的近义词 33 个
earnestness 的反义词 14 个
- The final decision rests with states, which have been planning in earnest in recent weeks to get shots into arms.
- Those spending negotiations are expected to begin in earnest this week as lawmakers work to cobble together a massive package wrapping up the 12 annual must-pass spending bills that fund government agencies.
- His “Take Me, I Love You” borrows Madison Avenue’s tools to make a pitch that’s earnest and even cosmic.
- Target is taking that one step further by setting up an online reservation system to allow people to get dibs on a spot in a line before leaving their homes on busy shopping days in the holiday season, which is getting started in earnest now.
- Stimulus talks might be bogged down, but investors are getting excited for earnings season, which kicks off in earnest tomorrow.
- “That earnestness in the vulnerability that Marcel has, I think maybe it leaks into a lot of my work,” she says.
- As one of his first questions, Fallon asked Mandel in all earnestness if Mandel had any talent.
- That bold earnestness is what makes Israelis love him and at the same time terrifies American Jews.
- Ryan exuded Midwestern earnestness when Romney picked him, and the press gushed over his P90X workout regimen.
- We do not doubt the kindness in their hearts nor the earnestness of their intentions.
- Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
- Lettice raised herself suddenly on her elbow and looked down at him with earnestness.
- He spoke with an animation and earnestness that gave an exaggerated importance to every syllable he uttered.
- She seemed to speak the truth; her countenance was white and agitated, and she trembled with very earnestness.
- Poor Queeker said this and shook hands with as much earnestness as if he had not seen Katie for five years.