Definition of Seriously in English :

Define Seriously in English

Seriously meaning in English

Meaning of Seriously in English

Pronunciation of Seriously in English

Seriously pronunciation in English

Pronounce Seriously in English


see synonyms of seriously


1. earnestly, in earnest, seriously

in a serious manner

Example Sentences:
'talking earnestly with his son'
'she started studying snakes in earnest'
'a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce'

2. badly, gravely, seriously, severely

to a severe or serious degree

Example Sentences:
'fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated'
'badly injured'
'a severely impaired heart'
'is gravely ill'
'was seriously ill'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of seriously
in a serious manner or to a serious degree
2. informal
extremely or remarkably
seriously tall
an exclamation or expression of disbelief, surprise, or dismay

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see synonyms of seriously
1. Thoughtful, somber, or grave in manner: He became serious when he was asked about the economy.
2. Not joking or trifling: I was serious when I said I liked your haircut.
3. Deeply interested or involved: a serious golfer.
4. Meriting great concern: a serious illness; a serious mistake.
5. Performed with careful thought: a serious effort to reform tax policy.
6. Pertaining to important rather than trivial matters: a serious discussion.
7. Sincerely meant: mistook a sarcastic comment for a serious question.
8. Intended for sophisticated people: serious music.
9. Informal Of considerable size or scope; substantial: a serious amount of money.

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