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earnest
used in Their Finest Hour

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Definition
characterized by sincere belief

or:

intensely or excessively serious
  • We are to have a secret session on Thursday, and I should think that would be a better opportunity for the many earnest expressions of opinion which members will desire to make and for the House to discuss vital matters without having everything read the next morning by our dangerous foes.

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