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serious-minded

[ seer-ee-uhs-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈsɪər i əsˈmaɪn dɪd /
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adjective
characterized by seriousness of intention, purpose, thought, etc.; earnest.
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Origin of serious-minded

First recorded in 1835–45

OTHER WORDS FROM serious-minded

se·ri·ous-mind·ed·ly, adverbse·ri·ous-mind·ed·ness, noun
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