Translation of "earnest" - English-Spanish dictionary

earnest

adjective uk /ˈɜː·nɪst/ us /ˈɜr·nəst/

very serious and sincere

serio, formal
an earnest young man
an earnest effort
earnestly adverb /ˈɜː·nɪst·li/ /ˈɜr·nəst·li/

sinceramente, seriamente

(Translation of “earnest” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

earnest

adjective /ˈəːnist/

serious or over-serious

serio
an earnest student
She wore an earnest expression.

showing determination, sincerity or strong feeling

serio
He made an earnest attempt to improve his work.
earnestness noun

seriedad, formalidad
He went about his work with considerable earnestness.
earnestly adverb

seriamente
in earnest

serious; not joking

en serio
I am in earnest when I say this.

seriously; with energy and determination

seriamente
He set to work in earnest.

(Translation of “earnest” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)