192、serious K.K: [ ] IPA: [ ]
adj. 认真的；严肃的；重大的；严重的 ★★★
I’m very serious about learning English.
He made a serious mistake.
☆ You should be serious about your job.
Kim’s Note: This word has become increasingly important in American English. Americans like to use this adjective in place of many others. Its “sister word” “seriously” is also extremely popular.
☆ It was seriously funny.
☆ He was seriously mad.
☆ I’m serious. We had a seriously good time.