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  • Seriousness (noun; adjective: serious) is an attitude of gravity, solemnity, persistence, and earnestness toward something considered to be of importance.
  • Sometimes fields studying degrees of seriousness overlap, such as developmental psychology studies of development of the sense of degrees of seriousness as it relates to transgressions, which has overlap with criminology and the seriousness of crimes.

    Definition of seriousness in English Dictionary

  • NounPLseriousnessesPREséri-SUF-ness
    1. The state or quality of being serious.
      1. “[…] She takes the whole thing with desperate seriousness. But the others are all easy and jovial—thinking about the good fare that is soon to be eaten, about the hired fly, about anything.”
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Because of the seriousness of the injury the doctor anaesthetised the area before treatment.
      • Because of the seriousness of the injury the doctor is anaesthetising the area before treatment.
      • Because of the seriousness of the injury the doctor anaesthetises the area before treatment.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      Grammatically, this word "seriousness" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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