English adverb: seriously
|1.||seriously in a serious manner|
|Samples||Talking earnestly with his son.|
She started studying snakes in earnest.
A play dealing seriously with the question of divorce.
|Synonyms||earnestly, in earnest|
|2.||seriously to a severe or serious degree|
|Samples||Fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated.|
A severely impaired heart.
Is gravely ill.
Was seriously ill.
|Synonyms||badly, gravely, severely|