serious vs grave: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: serious or grave

How to spell serious?

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seriousadjective

appealing to the mind

seriousadjective

completely lacking in playfulness

seriousadjective

causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

seriousadjective

concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

seriousadjective

of great consequence

seriousadjective

requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve

graveadjective

of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

gravenoun

a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

graveadjective

dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

graveverb

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

graveverb

shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it

gravenoun

a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

graveadjective

causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

gravenoun

death of a person

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