Translation of "earnest" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈɜːnɪst/

very serious and sincere

ciddi, ağırbaşlı
an earnest young man
an earnest effort
in earnest

If something begins to happen in earnest, it really starts to happen in a serious way.

büyük bir gayret ve ciddiyetle
The research will begin in earnest early next year.
be in earnest

to be very serious about something and mean what you are saying

ciddi ve kararlı
earnestly adverb

earnestness noun [ U ]


(Translation of “earnest” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)