HyperDic: seriously

English > 2 senses of the word seriously:
ADVERBallseriously, earnestly, in earnestin a serious manner
allseriously, badly, severely, gravelyto a severe or serious degree
seriously > pronunciation
Soundssih'riyahsliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > seriously: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a serious manner.
Example "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"
Synonymsearnestly, in earnest
Spanishen serio, seriamente, sinceramente
Catalanseriosament, sincerament
Adjectivesseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
English > seriously: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningTo a severe or serious degree.
Example "was seriously ill"
Synonymsbadly, severely, gravely
Spanishgravemente, severamente
Adjectivesseriouscausing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

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