HyperDic: severely

English > 3 senses of the word severely:
ADVERBallseverely, badly, gravely, seriouslyto a severe or serious degree
allseverely, sternlywith sternness
allseverely, hardcausing great damage or hardship
severely > pronunciation
Soundssahvih'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > severely: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo a severe or serious degree.
Example "a severely impaired heart"
Synonymsbadly, gravely, seriously
Spanishgravemente, severamente
Adjectivessevereintensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
English > severely: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWith sternness; in a severe manner.
Example "peered severely over her glasses"
Synonymsternly
Spanishseveramente
Catalanseverament
Adjectivessevereunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
English > severely: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningCausing great damage or hardship.
Example "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"
Synonymhard
Adjectivesseverevery bad in degree or extent

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