seriousness
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seriousness(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (earnestness)
a. la seriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His managers appreciated the seriousness with which he did his work.Sus gerentes apreciaban la seriedad con la que hacía su trabajo.
2. (gravity)
a. la gravedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You should consider the seriousness of the injury before going to the emergency room.Debes considerar la gravedad de la herida antes de ir a urgencias.
b. la seriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm not sure that you're quite understanding the seriousness of this situation.No estoy seguro de que estés entendiendo la seriedad de este asunto.
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seriousness [ˈsɪərɪəsnɪs]
noun
1 (earnestness) [of suggestion, publication, occasion, voice] seriedad (f); [of report, information, account] fiabilidad (f)
in all seriousness hablando en serio
2 (gravity) [of situation, problem, threat, damage] gravedad (f); seriedad (f); [of illness, injury, mistake] gravedad (f)
the seriousness of the situation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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