[suh-ring-guh-puh-tam] /səˌrɪŋ gə pəˈtæm/
a town in S Karnataka, in S India, former capital of Mysore state: taken by the British 1799.
a small town in S India, in Karnataka on Seringapatam Island in the Cauvery River: capital of Mysore from 1610 to 1799, when it was besieged and captured by the British. Pop: 23 448 (2001)
adjective 1. partly serious and partly comic: a seriocomic play. adjective 1. mixing serious and comic elements
adjective 1. of, showing, or characterized by deep thought. 2. of grave or somber disposition, character, or manner: a serious occasion; a serious man. 3. being in earnest; sincere; not trifling: His interest was serious. 4. requiring thought, concentration, or application: serious reading; a serious task. 5. weighty or important: a serious book; Marriage is […]
adverb 1. in a serious manner: He shook his head seriously. 2. to an alarmingly grave extent: seriously ill. 3. with genuine, earnest intent; sincerely: Seriously, kids, we have to get home before dark. adverb 1. in a serious manner or to a serious degree 2. (informal) extremely or remarkably: seriously tall seriously
[seer-ee-uh s-mahyn-did] /ˈsɪər i əsˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. characterized by seriousness of intention, purpose, thought, etc.; earnest.