What does severely mean?

Definitions for severely

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word severely.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. sternly, severely(adverb)

    with sternness; in a severe manner

    "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"

  3. hard, severely(adverb)

    causing great damage or hardship

    "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"

Wiktionary

  1. severely(Adverb)

    In a severe manner.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'severely' in Adverbs Frequency: #314

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of severely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of severely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Kendall:

    Mr. Woodfox has been very severely punished, and enough's enough.

  2. Crawford County:

    I think the biggest issue is a plea allows closure, it severely limits any appeals.

  3. Annette March-Grier:

    Unresolved grief can cause people to go through life severely wounded, our goal is to help people understand that grief does not have to destroy them.

  4. Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr:

    The Special Counsel's Office has undertaken stringent controls to prohibit unauthorized disclosures and will deal severely with any member who engages in this conduct.

  5. Kyung Hee University:

    The courts then took the position that now that we have economic democracy, there won't be any more exception made for chaebol power, and began ruling relatively severely on cases involving chaebol owners compared to past cases.

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