gravely, soberly, staidly(adverb)
in a grave and sober manner
"he walked soberly toward the altar"
badly, severely, gravely, seriously(adverb)
to a severe or serious degree
"fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"
In a grave or serious manner.
in a grave manner
The numerical value of gravely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of gravely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
'Where shall I begin, please your Majesty' he asked. 'Begin at the beginning,' the King said, gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end then stop.'
It is gravely troubling to find out that one of our priests has been charged with criminal misconduct, i'm as exasperated as you are that Fr. Bien is not here to answer the very serious allegations he faces.
It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh Because it is a gravely religious matter it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd for only man can be dignified.
Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system, and the current environment in Iraq, I am gravely concerned that innocent people have been and may continue to be convicted and executed, resulting in gross, irreversible miscarriages of justice.
It is gravely disappointing, especially in light of its professed goal of providing Cubans with Internet access, that the Cuban government has not allowed Mr. Gross to return to his family, where he belongs, we reiterate our call on the Cuban government, echoing foreign leaders and even Cuba's allies, to release Alan Gross immediately.
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