Translation: from latin

serious

  • 1 aliquī

        aliquī aliqua, aliquod, gen. alicūius, dat. and abl plur. aliquīs or aliquibus, pronom adj. indef.    [ali- + qui], some, any: si est aliqui sensus in morte praeclarorum virorum: evadit in aliquod magnum malum, T.: significatio virtutis: aliquam fallaciam portare, T.: nomen Palamedis, any rumor of the name, V.—As subst: aliqui Oppianicum gratis condemnavit: ex eo quod aliqui fecerit. —Esp., some one, one or another: ut aliquam productem moram, T.: haec aliquā ex parte habere: ad aliquod oppidum venire: non cupiditate aliquā inductus, sed, etc.: non sine aliquā spe: ire in aliquas terras, some other countries: mercaturas facere aut aliquam ob causam navigare, for any other purpose.—Praegn., some, considerable, important: quod Italiam sine aliquo volnere cepissent, without serious loss, Cs.: manca sine aliquā accessione virtus, imperfect without some addition: aliquod nomenque decusque, i. e. no mean, V.— With numerals: tres aliqui aut quattuor, some three or four.
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    in some way/extent
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    aliqua, aliquod/aliquid PRON
    some; any; a few; a particular/certain aliqui; some other; about/like (NUM); (aliqua)

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  • 2 austērus

        austērus adj.    with comp., αὐστηρόσ, severe, rigid, morose, austero more ac modo: austerior et gravior.—Of style: suavitas, serious: poemata, H.—Burdensome: labor, H.
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    austera -um, austerior -or -us, austerissimus -a -um ADJ
    austere, plain; bitter, sour; dry (wine); sharp, pungent; dark, somber, morose

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  • 3 contentus

        contentus adj.    [P. of contendo], stretched, strained, tense, tight, on the stretch: contento fune, H.: corpora (opp. remissa): contentā cervice (boves), V.: contento poplite, i. e. kneeling, H.— Fig., eager, intent: contento cursu Italiam petere: meus Exiliis contenta suis, O.
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    contenta -um, contentior -or -us, contentissimus -a -um ADJ
    content, satisfied (w/ABL); content with, pleased
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    contenta -um, contentior -or -us, contentissimus -a -um ADJ
    tense, tight, strained, exerted; energetic, vigorous, intent, eager, serious

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  • 4 contentus

        contentus adj.    [P. of contineo], content, satisfied, pleased: domo suā: vestrā fortunā: his ad beate vivendum virtus: peditatu, Cs.: paucis, H.: Viverem uti contentus eo quod, etc., H.: solā Dianā, V.: quod mihi crediderunt: ne intersimus armis, L.: artīs edidicisse, O.: non lacessi, Cu.
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    contenta -um, contentior -or -us, contentissimus -a -um ADJ
    content, satisfied (w/ABL); content with, pleased
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    contenta -um, contentior -or -us, contentissimus -a -um ADJ
    tense, tight, strained, exerted; energetic, vigorous, intent, eager, serious

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  • 5 cūrābilis

        cūrābilis e, adj.    [curo], requiring treatment, serious: vindicta, Iu.
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    curabilis, curabile ADJ
    requiring medical treatment; that is to be apprehended/feared (L+S); curable

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  • 6 gravis

        gravis e, adj. with comp. gravior, and sup. gravissimus    [2 GAR-], heavy, weighty, ponderous, burdensome, loaded, laden, burdened: gravi onere armorum oppressi, Cs.: corpus: Ipse gravis graviter Concidit, V.: bullae aureae: navigia, Cs.: agmen, L.: gravius dorso subiit onus, H.: robur aratri, V.: tellus, V.: naves spoliis graves, L.: aere dextra, V.: imbre nubes, L.—After the as was reduced in weight: aes grave, heavy money, money of the old standard (a full pound in each as), L. — With young, pregnant: sacerdos Marte, V.: uterus, O.—Of sound, deep, grave, low, bass: sonus, H.: gravissimus sonus: sonus auditur gravior, V.: fragor, O.—Of smell or flavor, strong, unpleasant, offensive: hircus in alis, rank, H.: ellebori, V.: odor caeni, V.: sentina, Iu.— Burdening, oppressive, serious, gross, indigestible, unwholesome, noxious, severe, sick: cibus: cantantibus umbra, V.: anni tempore gravissimo, season: autumnus in Apuliā, Cs.: virus, H.: tempus, weather, L.: graviore tempore anni acto, season, L.: morbo gravis, sick, V.: aetate et viribus gravior, L.: vino, O.: spiritus gemitu, difficult, V.: oculi, heavy, V.—Fig., hard to bear, heavy, burdensome, oppressive, troublesome, grievous, painful, hard, harsh, severe, disagreeable, unpleasant: paupertas, T.: labores: gravissima hiemps, Cs.: volnus: numquam tibi senectutem gravem esse: Appia (via) tardis, H.: miserior graviorque fortuna, Cs.: Principum amicitiae, oppressive, H.: si tibi grave non erit, a trouble: in Caesarem contiones, hostile, Cs.: verbum gravius: ne quid gravius in fratrem statueret, Cs.: gravius est verberari quam necari, S.: edictum, L.: graviora (pericula), more serious, V.: quo inprovisus gravior accederet, more formidable, S.: adversarius imperi.—As subst n.: O passi graviora, greater hardships, V.—Of things, strong, weighty, important, grave, influential: inperium gravius, T.: quae mihi ad spem obtinendae veritatis gravissima sunt: gravissima caerimonia, most solemn, Cs.: nihil sibi gravius esse faciendum, quam ut, etc.: exemplum, H.: gravissima civitas.—Of character, of weight, of authority, eminent, venerable, great: animus natu gravior, T.: auctoritate graviores: omnes gravioris aetatis, more settled, Cs.: homo, sober: gravis Entellum dictis castigat (i. e. graviter), V.
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    grave, gravior -or -us, gravissimus -a -um ADJ
    heavy; painful; important; serious; pregnant; grave, oppressive, burdensome

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  • 7 intentus

        intentus adj. with comp. and sup.    [P. of intendo], attentive, intent, waiting, eager: Romani intenti festinare, S.: milites pugnae proventum exspectabant, Cs.: intenti ora tenebant, V.: intentis oculis contemplari: in eā re intentis animis, Cs.: aliis negotiis, S.: dimicationi ultimae, L.: celerandae victoriae intentior, Ta.: quem pueri intenti ludo exercent, V.: aliquo negotio intentus, S.: intenti quam mox signum daretur, eagerly awaiting, L.: intenti paratique si lacesserentur, i. e. to see whether, etc., L.: intentus, sive... sive, etc., watchful, L.: eo intentior ad victoriam niti, S.: intentiore eum custodiā observare, L.: intentior disciplina, stricter, Ta.: intentissima conquisitio, L.: omnia intentissimā curā acta, L.—Of style, vigorous, nervous: sermo: pars orationis.
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    intenta -um, intentior -or -us, intentissimus -a -um ADJ
    eager/intent, closely attentive; strict; intense, strrenuous; serious/earnest

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  • 8 intentus

        intentus ūs, m    [2 TA-], a stretching out: palmarum intentūs.
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    intenta -um, intentior -or -us, intentissimus -a -um ADJ
    eager/intent, closely attentive; strict; intense, strrenuous; serious/earnest

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  • 9 lūdō

        lūdō sī, sus, ere    [LVD-], to play, play at a game: tesseris, T.: aleā ludere: pilā et duodecim scriptis: trocho, H.: positā luditur arcā, with his cash-box staked, Iu.: alea: par impar, H.: proelia latronum, O.: scriptae, quibus alea luditur, artes, O.— To play, appear in a public game: ludis circensibus elephantos lusisse..L.— To play, sport, frisk, frolic: honesta exempla ludendi: in numerum, dance, V.: in exiguo cymba lacu, O.— Fig., to sport, play, practise as a pastime, do for amusement: illa ipsa ludens conieci in communīs locos: Syracosio ludere versu, V.— To play, make music, compose: quae vellem calamo agresti, V.: Talia luduntur mense Decembri, O.: carmina, V. — To sport, dally, wanton: Lusisti satis, H.— To play, mock, mimic, take off: opus, imitate serious business in sport, H.— To make game of, ridicule, rally, banter: eum lusi iocose satis: omnium inrisione ludi: an prudens ludis me? H.: caput aselli, Ad quod ludebant, Iu.— To delude, deceive: me, T.: non ludo, am in earnest, H.: natum falsis imaginibus, V.: hoc civili bello, quam multa (haruspicum responsa) luserunt, i. e. gave deceptive responses.—To baffle, elude: (canes) sequentīs, O.
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    ludere, lusi, lusus V
    play, mock, tease, trick

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  • 10 sērius

        sērius adj.    [for * severius, from severus], grave, earnest, serious (only of things): rem seriam agere mecum, T.: dies religiosus ad agendum quicquam rei seriae, L.: verba, H.: verba seria dictu, H.—As subst n., earnestness, seriousness: res in serium versa est, Cu.— Plur, serious matters, earnest discourse: quam multa seria (in epistulis): cum his seria ac iocos celebrare, L.: Sed tamen amoto quaeramus seria ludo, H.
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    later, too late
    II
    seria, serium ADJ
    serious, grave

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  • 11 sērius

        sērius    comp. of 3 sero.
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    later, too late
    II
    seria, serium ADJ
    serious, grave

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  • 12 sevērus

        sevērus adj. with comp. and sup.    [SEV-].—Of persons, serious, sober, grave, strict, austere, stern, severe: civis severus et gravis: omnium severissimus: Cures, V.: adimam cantare severis, H.: legis custodes: severissimi iudices: severum decent, seria dictu, H.—Of things, sober, grave, serious, severe, austere, disagreeable, oppressive: voltus severior: frons, O.: Falernum, tart, H.: disciplina: genus dicendi: fidibus voces crevere severis, H. — Harsh, rough, crabbed, rigid, severe, stern: imperia severiora: lex, O.: severissimi imperi vir, L.: paulo severior poena, S.: acerbe in filium.— Severe, dreadful, gloomy: Uncus, H.: amnis Cocyti, V.: turba Eumenidum, Pr.
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    severa -um, severior -or -us, severissimus -a -um ADJ
    stern, strict, severe; grave, austere; weighty, serious; unadorned, plain

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  • 13 sonticus

        sonticus adj.    [sons], serious, weighty, important: causa, Tb.
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    sontica, sonticum ADJ
    important, serious

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  • 14 vereor

        vereor itus, ērī, dep.    [1 VEL-], to reverence, revere, respect, stand in awe: quem (patrem) ut deum: gratia et eloquentia; quarum alteram vereor, alteram metuo: veremur vos... etiam timemus, L.—To fear, be afraid, dread, apprehend, shrink: hostem, Cs.: patris adventum, T.: reprehensionem doctorum: pauperiem, H.: maius, something serious, H.: invidiam, N.: Vereor dicere, hesitate, T.: vereor committere, ut, etc.: Insanos qui inter vereare insanus haberi, H.: quos non est veritum in voluptate summum bonum ponere, who did not shrink from, etc.: huius feminae, T.: tui testimoni: eo minus veritus navibus, quod, etc., with the less anxiety for the ships, Cs.— With ne, lest, that: sed vereor, ne videatur oratio mea, etc.: ne Divitiaci animum offenderet verebatur, Cs.: vereor ne cui plus credas, etc., H.: si... vereor ne barbarorum rex fuerit (Romulus), I suspect that.—With ne... non: intellexi te vereri ne superiores (litterae) mihi redditae non essent. —After a negat. expressed or implied (instead of ut): non vereor ne hoc officium meum P. Servilio non probem: non vereor, ne non scribendo te expleam.—With ut, that not: vereris ut possis contendere?: qui vereri videntur ut habeam satis praesidi.—Poet.: ut ferulā caedas meritum maiora subire Verbera non vereor (i. e. ne caedas), H.—To await with fear, fear, dread: heri semper lenitas Verebar quorsum evaderet, T.: Pomptinum quod scribis in urbem introisse, vereor, quid sit, am apprehensive what it may mean: de quā (Carthagine) vereri.
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    vereri, veritus sum V DEP
    revere, respect; fear; dread

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  • 15 adsevero

    adseverare, adseveravi, adseveratus V TRANS
    act earnestly; assert strongly/emphatically, declare; profess; be serious

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  • 16 assevero

    asseverare, asseveravi, asseveratus V TRANS
    act earnestly; assert strongly/emphatically, declare; profess; be serious

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  • 17 honestor

    honestari, honestatus sum V DEP
    be earnest/serious/grave

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  • 18 intensus

    intensa -um, intensior -or -us, intensissimus -a -um ADJ
    eager/intent, closely attentive; strict; intense, strrenuous; serious/earnest

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  • 19 seriosus

    seriosa, seriosum ADJ

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  • 20 zelo

    zelare, zelavi, zelatus V TRANS
    love ardently; be jealous of (L+S); be serious about

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