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According to WordNet, the adjective "serious" has 6 sense(s).

302123314 completely lacking in playfulness.

301333477 appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book".

302118379 concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!".

300748359 requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve; "raised serious objections to the proposal"; "the plan has a serious flaw".

301279611 of great consequence; "marriage is a serious matter".

300651039 causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease".


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