earnest - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate earnest

earnest is hyphenated as ear-nest

How to pronounce earnest

earnest is pronounced ´[ə]r nɪs t

Number of syllables in earnest

The number of syllables in earnest is 2

What part of speech in earnest?

earnest can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word earnest?

earnest is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does earnest convey?

Has a sentiment score of 2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'earnest'

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Common collocations before 'earnest'

back, began, down, face, like, look, most, now, seem, serious, start, tone, very, voice, work

Common collocations of 'earnest'

back, before, began, come, cry, down, eye, face, head, how, just, like, look, low, most, never, now, off, seem, serious, start, talk, time, tone, turn, under, very, voice, work, young

Words with similar spelling to earnest

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List of anagrams of earnest

eastern, Ernesta, Stearne, nearest

Common Verb Collocations of earnest

address, be, begin, can, come, commence, conclude, do, engage, express, feel, fight, find, get, give, grow, have, make, mean, must, see, shall, should, show, speak, take, turn, will, work, yield

Common Adverb Collocations of earnest

again, also, always, as, deeply, equally, even, forth, how, however, little, much, never, not, now, only, quite, really, so, soon, terribly, then, too, very, well, when, yet, How, So, thoroughly

Common Conjunction Collocations of earnest

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, yet

Lists containing earnest

Synonyms of 'abandoned'
Synonyms of 'acquittal'
Synonyms of 'advertent'
Synonyms of 'afire'
Synonyms of 'agog'
Synonyms of 'alert'
Synonyms of 'amortization'
Synonyms of 'ardent'
Synonyms of 'assiduous'
Synonyms of 'attentive'
Synonyms of 'austere'
Synonyms of 'aware'
Synonyms of 'bail'
Synonyms of 'binder'
Synonyms of 'bond'
Synonyms of 'bound'
Synonyms of 'burning'
Synonyms of 'careful'
Synonyms of 'cash'
Synonyms of 'clearance'
Synonyms of 'concentrated'
Synonyms of 'conscious'
Synonyms of 'decided'
Synonyms of 'decisive'
Synonyms of 'decorous'
Synonyms of 'dedicated'
Synonyms of 'deep'
Synonyms of 'definite'
Synonyms of 'demure'
Synonyms of 'deposit'
Synonyms of 'determined'
Synonyms of 'devoted'
Synonyms of 'devout'
Synonyms of 'diligent'
Synonyms of 'discharge'
Synonyms of 'eager'
Synonyms of 'emphatic'
Synonyms of 'enterprising'
Synonyms of 'enthusiasm'
Synonyms of 'enthusiastic'
Synonyms of 'escrow'
Synonyms of 'faithful'
Synonyms of 'fatal'
Synonyms of 'fateful'
Synonyms of 'fervent'
Synonyms of 'fervid'
Synonyms of 'fiery'
Synonyms of 'finicky'
Synonyms of 'flaming'
Synonyms of 'formal'
Synonyms of 'formidable'
List of anagrams of nearest
List of anagrams of eastern
Common Adjective Collocations of appeal
Common Adjective Collocations of affectionate
Common Adjective Collocations of advocate
Common Adjective Collocations of appeals
Common Adjective Collocations of agonized
Common Adjective Collocations of assurances
Common Adjective Collocations of began
Common Adjective Collocations of begin
Common Adjective Collocations of begun
Common Adjective Collocations of begins
Common Adjective Collocations of begged
Common Adjective Collocations of behalf
Common Adjective Collocations of bargain
Common Adjective Collocations of bind
Common Adjective Collocations of busied
Common Adjective Collocations of banter
Common Adjective Collocations of conversation
Common Noun Collocations of deadly
Common Adjective Collocations of desire
Common Adjective Collocations of desperately
Common Adjective Collocations of downright
Common Adjective Collocations of devout
Common Adjective Collocations of decipher
Common Adjective Collocations of expressed
Common Adjective Collocations of expectation
Common Adjective Collocations of enthusiastically
Common Adjective Collocations of eloquent
Common Adjective Collocations of endeavor
Common Adjective Collocations of endeavour
Common Adjective Collocations of endeavors
Common Adjective Collocations of exclamations
Common Adjective Collocations of eulogy
Common Adjective Collocations of fearing
Common Adjective Collocations of fervently
Common Adjective Collocations of fearfully
Common Adjective Collocations of feverishly
Common Adjective Collocations of filch
Common Adjective Collocations of fervent
Common Adjective Collocations of gramophone
Common Adjective Collocations of hope
Common Adjective Collocations of heed
Common Adjective Collocations of hobbling
Common Adjective Collocations of helmsman
Common Adjective Collocations of indignantly
Common Adjective Collocations of interminable
Common Adjective Collocations of implored
Common Adjective Collocations of jest
Common Adjective Collocations of jewelled
Common Adjective Collocations of kindliness
Common Adjective Collocations of longings
Common Adjective Collocations of meditating
Common Adjective Collocations of nagging
Common Adjective Collocations of narrating
Common Adjective Collocations of obligingly
Common Adjective Collocations of prayer
Common Adjective Collocations of prayers
Common Adjective Collocations of plea
Common Adjective Collocations of request
Common Adjective Collocations of recommendation
Common Adjective Collocations of resuming
Common Noun Collocations of sober
Common Adjective Collocations of started
Common Adjective Collocations of solemn
Common Adjective Collocations of sobbing
Common Adjective Collocations of seeker
Common Adjective Collocations of sincere
Common Adjective Collocations of sob
Common Adjective Collocations of thoroughly
Common Adjective Collocations of terribly
Common Adjective Collocations of thou
Common Adjective Collocations of thoughtful
Common Adjective Collocations of tickle
Common Adjective Collocations of tackled
Common Adjective Collocations of tremendously
Common Adjective Collocations of unanimous
Common Adjective Collocations of unceasing
Common Adjective Collocations of unvarying
Common Adjective Collocations of unquenchable