Word of the Day- October 17, 2018

earnest

(adjective) honest, sincere and determined

Sentences:

i.When the man made an earnest offer to pay for the groceries I could not afford, he overwhelmed me with his kindness.

ii. When the boy saw his poor test scores, he thought that he should have studied in earnest for his tests.

Questions:

  1. Do you think you could have used this word in any of your life situations?
  2. Does this word remind you of any other words?