Earnest Meaning

There are 4 meaning(s) for word Earnest

Earnest Meaning 1 : characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

    Example : both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate

    Synonyms : sincere,  solemn
Earnest Meaning 2 : not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal

    Synonyms : businesslike
Earnest Meaning 3 : sincerely earnest

    Synonyms : dear,  devout,  heartfelt
Earnest Meaning 4 : something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract