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  • Sequence of Movement

    Thumb and index finger are placed between the shoulder blades of the person being addressed. In this position they are now quickly moved horizontally parallel to each other downwards.

    Area of Use

     Germany

IS: serious

serious (IS)

Filled with seriousness [and thoughtfulness]; not carefree cheerfulness, not laughing; insistent, weighty, meaningful; really meant it, sincere; very dangerous/threatening, worrying.

Example

You seem very serious today.