EARNEST MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Earnest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavor; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; -- used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers.
  2. (n.) Something of value given by the buyer to the seller, by way of token or pledge, to bind the bargain and prove the sale.
  3. (a.) Serious; important.
  4. (v. t.) To use in earnest.
  5. (a.) Intent; fixed closely; as, earnest attention.
  6. (n.) Something given, or a part paid beforehand, as a pledge; pledge; handsel; a token of what is to come.
  7. (n.) Seriousness; reality; fixed determination; eagerness; intentness.


Synonyms:
Businesslike, Dear, Devout, Heartfelt, Sincere, Solemn,

• Earnestly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In an earnest manner.


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