English to Maori Meaning of serious - nui

Serious :

nui, mahu'inga, matua, hanahana, whai whakaaro, pouri, urupa, panguru, rumaruma, kaha, mōrearea, karakia, fakalotu, viivii ore, te pae varua, ira tangata, minita, mariko i

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Definitions of serious in English
Adjective(1) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities(2) of great consequence(3) causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm(4) appealing to the mind(5) completely lacking in playfulness(6) requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve
Examples of serious in English
(1) If the Government is serious about disaster preparedness, it is going to have to start with the fundamentals.(2) There is an error in the third paragraph which is sufficiently serious to warrant that I replace the copy.(3) Only 26 patients had side effects that were serious enough to require a dosage reduction.(4) If it was serious about a long-term commitment to Mitsubishi, then why isn't it willing to bail it out?(5) According to the experts, serious consideration of the unique factors involved is required.(6) If he is really serious about giving up, and is not just saying that to fob you off, he should seek professional therapy to help him to kick the habit.(7) It attempts to handle a serious topic thoughtfully, but ultimately fumbles it.(8) Name me a recent serious novel written about the experience of Black men in America.(9) Even before opening the box there's a feeling of quality and a serious amount of weight!(10) Her mother became very serious for a moment, her hands tightening on Jessie's shoulders.(11) These are serious , thoughtful people who are not in thrall to the restrictions of old ideologies.(12) they were dealt a serious blow(13) it can reach serious speeds(14) The risk of serious complication was lower in those who had treatment for diabetes.(15) A serious drama should be like a swimmer diving into a pool and swimming to the other side in one smooth, perfect trajectory.(16) I'm serious about this because we are now looking at some accountability in a system.
Related Phrases of serious
(1) not serious ::
e kore e nui
(2) very serious ::
tino nui
(3) be serious ::
kia nui
(4) serious illness ::
puke lahi
(5) get serious ::
whiwhi nui
(6) serious problem ::
raruraru nui
(7) serious damage ::
(8) too serious ::
nui rawa
(9) dead serious ::
mate nui
1. solemn ::
2. important ::
3. careful ::
4. intellectual ::
5. severe ::
6. in earnest ::
i roto i te wahi tuatahi,
7. sober ::
whai whakaaro
8. good ::
9. grave ::
1. facetious ::
2. flip ::
3. flippant ::
4. humorous ::
5. jocular ::
te arearea
6. playful ::
Different Forms
serious, seriously, seriousness
Word Example from TV Shows
No. I'm serious.


The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13

Penny, please. We're facing a far more
serious problem than stray arachnids.

Penny, please. We're facing a far more SERIOUS problem than stray arachnids.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19

and you may be looking for...\Na more serious commitment.

and you may be looking for...
a more SERIOUS commitment.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 1

Raj, please, let's stay serious here.

Raj, please, let's stay SERIOUS here.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 11

That way,
we stay off the front lines while
moving some serious glass.

That way, we stay off the front lines while moving some SERIOUS glass.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5

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