Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (adjective) serious

Synonyms: dangerous, grave, grievous, life-threatening, serious, severe Definition: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm Usage: a dangerous operation; a grave situation; a grave illness; grievous bodily harm; a serious wound; a serious turn of events; a severe case of pneumonia; a life-threatening disease

Hypernyms: critical Definition: being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency Usage: a critical shortage of food; a critical illness; an illness at the critical stage

Synonyms: serious Definition: requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve Usage: raised serious objections to the proposal; the plan has a serious flaw

Hypernyms: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?

Synonyms: serious Definition: of great consequence Usage: marriage is a serious matter

Hypernyms: important, of import Definition: of great significance or value Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

Synonyms: serious, good Definition: appealing to the mind Usage: good music; a serious book

Hypernyms: intellectual Definition: appealing to or using the intellect Usage: satire is an intellectual weapon; intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor; has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people; coldly intellectual; sort of the intellectual type; intellectual literature

Synonyms: serious Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!

Hypernyms: sincere, solemn, earnest Definition: characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions Usage: both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate; an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant; a film with a solemn social message

Hypernyms: sober, solemn, sedate, grave Definition: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises Usage: a grave God-fearing man; a quiet sedate nature; as sober as a judge; a solemn promise; the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence

Hypernyms: overserious Definition: excessively serious

Hypernyms: real Definition: not to be taken lightly Usage: statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems; to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real

Hypernyms: thoughtful, serious-minded Definition: acting with or showing thought and good sense Usage: a sensible young man

Hypernyms: sobering Definition: tending to make sober or more serious Usage: the news had a sobering effect

Hypernyms: solid Definition: of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial Usage: work of solid scholarship; based on solid facts