If a juvenile is found guilty, he or she will BE punished according to the seriousness of the crime.
Bertha, exaggerating the seriousness of the affair, thought it charlatanry to undertake a post without knowledge and without capacity
Maturity means reacquiring the seriousness one HAD as a child at play. ——Nietzsche
He told me with affected seriousness that he would go abroad to make further studies.
Society's first concern will remain major crime, but a foretaste of the seriousness of incivility is suggested by what has been happening in Houston
I don't thInk you've quIte grasped the serIousness of the sItuatIon.
In vIew of the serIousness of the matter, I'll speak from a wrItten text.
He pledged In all sIncerity and seriousness that he would always remaIn faithful.
In all seriousness very seriously;not as a joke
The reader who does NOT detect the seriousness under the lightness often misreads him.