Excessively serious in character or mood: he struck some as solemn, aloof, and over-serious
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- He comes across as rather overserious and pretentious in a short Sundance Channel featurette on his trip to London to promote the film.
- Twenty years old and the head of the family since their parents died, Darry is overworked and overserious.
- As a boy who was overserious, solitary, weak and tempramental, there also seemed something rather uncomfortably personal about all of this.