Results for earnest

Definitions of earnest:

part of speech: adjective

Showing strong desire: determined: eager to obtain: intent: sincere.

part of speech: noun

Money given in hand to assure a bargain; first- fruits; pledge; assurance; in Scot.

part of speech: noun

Seriousness: reality.

part of speech: noun

Money given in token of a bargain made: a pledge: first- fruits: ( fig.) anything which gives assurance, pledge, promise, or indication of what is to follow.

part of speech: adjective

Serious in speech or action; zealous; eager; ardent; hearty.

part of speech: adjective

Done with a will; with hearty endeavour to attain the end aimed at; eager to obtain; zealous; sincere; serious.

part of speech: noun

A portion of something given or done in advance as a pledge.

part of speech: noun

Earnestness.

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