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si ree uhs nuhs

  • n  an earnest and sincere feeling
  • n  the quality of arousing fear or distress
    he learned the seriousness of his illness
  • n  the trait of being serious
    a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

  • In a time of economic anxiety, "voters want to know the candidate, first of all, understands the seriousness of the problem, and second of all, they have to believe there's a .
  • His seriousness of purpose was perpetually matched by humility, warmth, and good cheer.
  • Also, we have to see some steps to assure the seriousness of the other side.
News & Articles

  • With Man of Steel, You'll Believe a Man Can Fly — and Is Worth Watching
    Zack Snyder's Man of Steel is a movie event with an actual movie inside, crying to get out. Despite its preposterous self-seriousness, its overblown, CGI'ed-to-death climax and its desperate efforts to depict the destruction of, well, everything on Earth, there's greatness in this r...
    June 12, 2013 - Dallas Observer
  • 'Man of Steel' Is Big, Loud, Serious, Maybe Only Pretty Good
    Well, the embargo broke on Man of Steel reviews late last night, and the response to Zack Snyder's hotly anticipated reboot of the Superman franchise is decidedly... mixed. This version of the superhero icon is heavy on the action and heavy on the seriousness, which some critics say drags down one of the biggest blockbusters of the year. Others have declared it a triumph. And like it or not ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • O’Donnell To Greenwald: If NSA Knows Everything, Why Didn’t They Know You Were Talking To Snowden?
    Lawrence O'Donnell tonight expressed his skepticism with the seriousness of the NSA surveillance scandal, and brought on Glenn Greenwald , the journalist who broke many of the big stories in the national conversation right now.
    June 11, 2013 - Mediaite

  • Robert Gates in New York Times
    Mr. Gates said he was "disappointed that some in the Army have not adequately appreciated the seriousness of the situation pertaining to outpatient care at Walter Reed."
  • Roger Wicker in AFP
    We cannot underscore the seriousness of the existential threat posed to the state of Pakistan by continuing advances, now within hours of Islamabad, that are being made by a loosely confederated group of terrorists and others who are seeking the... Hillary Rodham Clinton TIME,8599,1893370,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGtQsyyYum8DZstmXzva_zuZqEJNQ Apr 23, 2009 88414 117909 seriousness He was slow in listening to state and local leaders, slow in getting skimmers to the Gulf, slow in understanding the seriousness of this crisis, and slow in taking ownership and responsibility for the recovery. Many of his actions have actually...

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