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Example sentences for earnestness
There is an almost childlike earnestness about him, a visible determination to win over any doubters.
The profound earnestness that informs her fiction must have been summoned again to carry through this vast undertaking.
He may prosecute with earnestness and vigor-indeed, he should do so.
He will be more impressed by the moral earnestness of this literature.
There is an earnestness to the art that makes it seem less inventive or engaging than it should be.
But his earnestness and enthusiasm have served him well among entertainment execs.
As she proceeds to this task with commendable earnestness.
Let us, with pious earnestness, beg repose for his soul.
Two buildings could not possibly look less alike, but both were born of a marriage of earnestness and opulence.
These questions are now constantly upon the lips of the people, and they are asked with earnestness.
Astonishing enough, when you think of the fearful earnestness of this chapter.
Earnestness and, perhaps, eccentricity were marked in their labors.
There is never any doubt of his earnestness, whatever may be the mockery on the surface.
Even his opponents admitted to admiring the earnestness with which he defended a cause.
Franny's earnestness, freshness and seasonality turns a seemingly ordinary menu into a road map to pure pleasure.
For all the gastronomic earnestness, the scene feels raw and energized.
He displays an earnestness and practicalness worthy of emulation by some of the nation's higher officials.
When the army of the crusade approached, the saint redoubled his earnestness among an obstinate people, and saved many.
Indeed he is bringing to the official occasion a naive earnestness.
He talks about scaling up startups with an earnestness that would make a boom-era dotcommer blush.
His animated movements and the earnestness in his voice reflected the intense concern of his conversation.
His interview with a local television station indicates his earnestness.
Their deadpan earnestness in improbable situations helps make this broad comedy work.
Indeed, the root of the penguin's comic genius-his method-is his deadpan absurdity, his willful earnestness.
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