Earnest and Hilarious


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Earnest adjective – Not joking or playful in mood or manner.
Usage example: I'll accept only an earnest apology from you

Hilarious is an antonym for earnest.
Nearby Words: earnestness, earnestly
Antonyms for Earnest


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Hilarious adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: the clown's hilarious antics

Earnest is an antonym for hilarious.
Nearby Words: hilarity, hilariously, Hilary, Hilaria
Antonyms for Hilarious
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character earnest character hilarious character
image earnest image hilarious image
look earnest look hilarious look
use earnest use hilarious use
Other nouns: expression, fight, version, variant, examples, attempts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comments: Seeing Harry discuss the logistics of Luna's ten point Zombie guide is downright hilarious, as is her earnest belief of the neccessity of such a guide, made all the more funny when Zombies do actually pop up.
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