Origin of serious-minded
OTHER WORDS FROM serious-mindedse·ri·ous-mind·ed·ly, adverbse·ri·ous-mind·ed·ness, noun
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How to use serious-minded in a sentence
The pulps brought new readers to serious fiction, making it less intimidating with alluring art and low prices.
I like the idea of Jon Hamm… There have been discussions—though I'm not sure how serious they've been.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the reason, and however absurd their beliefs may seem, American evangelicals are deadly serious.
He said it was okay, that he had been busy too… busy fighting serious intestinal problems.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The “nature of the crime” was too serious to release him, they said.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways|James Sully
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock