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seriousness

noun [U]  us   /ˈsɪr·i·əs·nəs/
the quality or state of being serious or severe in effect : I don’t think he has any idea of the seriousness of the situation.
Translations of “seriousness”
in Korean 심각함, 진지함…
in Arabic جٍدّية…
in Portuguese seriedade…
in Catalan gravetat, serietat…
in Japanese 深刻さ, 真剣さ, まじめさ…
in Italian gravità, serietà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壞的, 嚴重, 惡劣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坏的, 严重, 恶劣…
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