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  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɜː(ɹ)nɪst/, /ˈɜː(ɹ)nɛst/ SAMPA: /"3:(r)nIst/, /"3:(r)nEst/
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Etymology 1Modificar

Old English eornost

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Earnest (comparative more Earnest, superlative most Earnest)

Positive
Earnest

Comparative
more Earnest

Superlative
most Earnest

  1. Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavour; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; -- used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers.
  2. Intent; fixed closely; as, earnest attention.
  3. Serious; important.
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Singular
Earnest

Plural
uncountable

Earnest (uncountable)
  1. Seriousness; reality; fixed determination; eagerness; intentness.

Etymology 2Modificar

Middle English ernes, from Latin

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Singular
Earnest

Plural
uncountable

Earnest (uncountable)
  1. Something given, or a part paid beforehand, as a pledge; pledge; handsel; a token of what is to come.
  2. Something of value given by the buyer to the seller, by way of token or pledge, to bind the bargain and prove the sale.

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