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"
with sternness; in a severe manner
"`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"
causing great damage or hardship
"industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"
In a severe manner.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'severely' in Adverbs Frequency: #314
The numerical value of severely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of severely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Mr. Woodfox has been very severely punished, and enough's enough.
I think the biggest issue is a plea allows closure, it severely limits any appeals.
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.
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.
The most important thing is to strengthen or replace infrastructure to make sure that our lifeline systems like power and water will not be so severely damaged that they require years to repair. We also need to strengthen or replace critical facilities like hospitals, fire and police facilities and schools.
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