- 严重的,非同小可的 not easy to deal with causing worry and needing attention, not slight
- 认真的,真诚的 not joking or funny; (intended) to be considered as sincere
- 严肃的,庄重的 as if thinking deeply about important or worrying matters
- 重要的 of an important kind, needing paid any serious attention
- 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!"
- of great consequence;
"marriage is a serious matter"
- 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"
- appealing to the mind;
"a serious book"
- completely lacking in playfulness
- requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve;
"raised serious objections to the proposal"
"the plan has a serious flaw"
- Do not treat this serious matter as a joke.
- A serious look passed over his face.
- There was a serious motor smash on the bridge.
- We are today facing a serious credit crunch.
- The hardest task of a girl's life is to prove to a man that his intention is serious.
- I was pretty serious in what I said at dinner.
- It was felt inappropriate by some that such a serious occasion should include dancing.
A serious toothache is an intense pain.
Many serious diseases are carried by insects.
Europe is threatened with a serious fuel shortage.
We were put at a serious disadvantage.
Nutrient problem is one of the most serious problems.
Though we suffer from serious natural calamities, we are sure to overcome all difficulties.
During that serious time, we must save the passengers who were dropping into the river.
Choice of one's life work is a serious matter.
This is a serious question.
It is a serious article.
We'll be doing some serious drinking over Christmas.
I want to have a serious talk with you.
This subject has never been paid any serious attention.
Let's have a serious talk about your future.
Our error was serious.
The situation is more serious than it has been since the end of the war.
The state of affairs is very serious.
They notified the authorities that pollution in that area was serious.
The situation is becoming serious.
His case is no more serious than yours.
There was a fight, and the resultant damage was serious.
The attack of malaria was so serious this time that he crumpled up all at once.
Indeed, the drought is serious, but it can't scare us.
If you suspect that the illness might be serious, you should not put off going to the doctor.
He looks very serious.
He looked serious as he entered the classroom.
I was perfectly serious in what I said at dinner.
He seemed serious at that time.
“Management have decided to give us an extra day's holiday as a special bonus”“You can't be serious!”
- serious about
认真的,真诚的 in earnest; sincere
She is always serious about her work. 她总是对工作很认真。
If you're serious about becoming an actor, you must work hard. 如果你真想当一名演员,你一定要努力工作。
- 认真的,真诚的 in earnest; sincere
- serious attention 认真的注意
- serious disadvantage 极其不利
- serious drinking 痛饮一番
- serious illness 重病
- serious matter 慎重考虑的事
- serious music 严肃音乐
- serious natural calamities 严重的自然灾害
- serious problems 严重的问题
- serious question 严肃的问题
- serious speech 严肃演讲
- serious talk 认真谈一谈
- serious time 时间很紧急
- deadly serious 极其严重的
- take it serious 认真对待这事
I really entertain serious thoughts of learning how to use a gun.出自：F. A. Kemble
Quite a serious flirtation with a man who played a flute.出自：D. H. Lawrence
The generation now reaching middle-age has been a peculiarly serious one.出自：G. Greene
- serious, severe
severe和serious都可表示“严重的”。但表示“伤势严重”时只能用severe。例如:He received severe leg injuries in the accident.在事故中他的腿部受了重伤。She was laid up for a year with a very serious〔severe〕 illness.她由于病重而卧床一年。
误 Do you think he is serious in leaving his wife?
正 Do you think he is serious about leaving his wife?
析 当表示“对…严肃”时,用介词 about ,不可用介词in。
- ☆ 1440年进入英语，直接源自中世纪法语的sriuex，意为严重的；最初源自拉丁语的serius，意为严重的，重要的。
- seriously adv. 严重地；危险地;认真地;真的;说真的
- serious:serious adj. 严肃的, 认真的, 严重的习惯用语and now to be serious 现在来谈正经的pretending to be serious 煞有介事地take for se…