1. [ noun ] an earnest and sincere feeling
Synonyms: sincerity seriousness
Related terms: gravity
2. [ noun ] the trait of being serious
Synonyms: serious-mindedness sincerity seriousness

"a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

Related terms: frivolity trait commitedness commitment graveness sedateness serious frivolous
Similar spelling:   Earnestine