Definitions For Serious


  • Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
  • Requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve
  • Of great consequence
  • Appealing to the mind


  • Concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
  • Completely lacking in playfulness

Is Serious a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Serious is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Serious in a Sentence

  • “You sound terrible.” “It's just a bad cold. Nothing serious.”
  • For my brother, not going to college was a serious mistake.
  • Crime is a serious problem in this neighborhood.

Synonyms for Serious

Antonyms for Serious

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