Associations to the word «Earnestness»
EARNESTNESS, noun. The quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.
EARNESTNESS, noun. An earnest and sincere feeling.
EARNESTNESS, noun. The trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice.
To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.