English to German Meaning :: earnest

Earnest :
ernst, ernsthaft, ernstlich, aufrichtig, ernst gemeintErnstEarnestineernsthaftErnstEarnests
 
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Noun(1) something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
Adjective(1) characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions(2) sincerely earnest(3) not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal

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(1) It is but a trifle that Sauron fancies, and an earnest of your good will.(2) The truth was more that the agenda didn't fit with her sincere and earnest style, so why should she change in order to fit it?(3) It is only through such earnest conversation that we can hope to approach clarity.(4) In hushed, earnest tones, she spoke of the things her heart desired.(5) Basic errors are repeated time and again, despite fine words and earnest assurances to this committee.(6) He was a very earnest and intense young man, whose character was in keeping with his guitar playing.(7) the presence of the troops is an earnest of the world's desire not to see the conflict repeated elsewhere(8) But laughs are in short supply here: the tone is earnest , lightened only occasionally by very dry wit.(9) They were so grateful for my muddled, yet earnest , attempts at educational help that it was a permanent embarrassment to me.(10) She looked so earnest it was hard not to laugh, though out of respect Leah held her laugh.(11) Instead, earnest students of public policy are expected to read them onscreen as retrieved via the internet.(12) If you are looking for something with all the earnest passion and intensity of a real superhero story, you may have a hard time.(13) As you may have already discovered - and if you have not, give it earnest thought - there is more to life than work.(14) From her earnest tone and steady gaze, he had no doubts as to the sincerity of her question.(15) In fact, I was quickly and forcibly won over by the band's earnest performance.(16) Sooner or later everyone become convinced of how earnest and truthful he was.
Related Words
(1) in earnest ::
im Ernst
(2) dead earnest ::
todernst
(3) be earnest ::
sein Ernst
Synonyms
Adjective
1. serious ::
ernst
2. devout ::
fromm
3. solemn ::
feierlich
4. businesslike ::
sachlich
Different Forms
earnest, earnestine, earnestly, earnestness, earnests
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And if my people aren\'t south of the Wall
when it comes in earnest,

And if my people aren't south of the Wall when it comes in EARNEST,

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10


Step three,
an earnest request for forgiveness.

Step three, an EARNEST request for forgiveness.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23


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