Associations to the word «Earnestness»

Wiktionary

EARNESTNESS, noun. The quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.

Dictionary definition

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.

Wise words

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.
Friedrich Nietzsche