Earnest in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Earnest

honest; sincerely genuine

Examples of Earnest in a sentence

Amber cannot win the fight against alcohol because she is not making an earnest attempt to stay sober.  🔊

The priest will always give you an earnest answer.  🔊

Because of previous terror attacks, law enforcements agents take all threats in earnest and prepare accordingly.  🔊

When the man made an earnest offer to pay for the groceries I could not afford, he overwhelmed me with his kindness.  🔊

When the teacher viewed the poor test grades, she knew her students had not studied in earnest for the mid-term.  🔊

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