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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profoundly, deeplyadverb

    to a great depth psychologically

    "They felt the loss deeply"

  2. deeply, deepadverb

    to a great depth;far down

    "dived deeply"; "dug deep"


  1. deeplyadverb

    at depth, in a deep way

  2. deeplyadverb

    to a deep extent

  3. deeplyadverb


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deeplyadjective

    Etymology: from deep.

    Fear is a passion that is most deeply rooted in our natures, and flows immediately from the principle of self-preservation. John Tillotson, Serm. 1.

    Those impressions were made when the brain was more susceptive of them: they have been deeply engraven at the proper season, and therefore they remain. Isaac Watts, Improvement.

    He sighed deeply in his spirit. Mark viii. 12.

    Klockins so deeply hath sworn ne’er more to come
    In bawdy-house, that he dares not go home. John Donne.

    Upon the deck our careful general stood,
    And deeply mus’d on the succeeding day. John Dryden, Ann. Mirab.

    Having taken of the deeply red juice of buckthorn berries, I let it drop upon white paper. Robert Boyle, on Colours.

    To keep his promise with him, he had deeply offended both his nobles and people. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.


  1. Deeply

    Deeply is a 2000 film directed by Sheri Elwood, starring Julia Brendler, Lynn Redgrave and Kirsten Dunst.


  1. deeply

    Deeply is an adverb often used to describe something done in a profound, intense or extreme way or at a significant level. The term can refer to physical depth or to depth in a metaphorical sense, such as deep feelings. It means so far below the surface, extremely, very much, or strongly. It might also indicate a thorough or detailed manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deeplyadverb

    at or to a great depth; far below the surface; as, to sink deeply

  2. Deeplyadverb

    profoundly; thoroughly; not superficially; in a high degree; intensely; as, deeply skilled in ethics

  3. Deeplyadverb

    very; with a tendency to darkness of color

  4. Deeplyadverb

    gravely; with low or deep tone; as, a deeply toned instrument

  5. Deeplyadverb

    with profound skill; with art or intricacy; as, a deeply laid plot or intrigue


  1. Deeply

    Deeply is a 2000 movie directed by Sheri Elwood, starring Julia Brendler, Lynn Redgrave and Kirsten Dunst.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deeply' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2673

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deeply' in Adverbs Frequency: #216

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deeply in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deeply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of deeply in a Sentence

  1. Sonia Taitz, O Magazine, May 2003:

    What children take from us, they give…We become people who feel more deeply, question more deeply, hurt more deeply, and love more deeply.

  2. Milan Kundera:

    Laughing deeply is living deeply.

  3. Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions. July, 1934:

    The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.

  4. Wednesday Kerry:

    I want to emphasize that the relationship with France is not about one day or one particular moment, it is an ongoing longtime relationship that is deeply, deeply based in the shared values, and particularly the commitment that we share to freedom of expression.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    This isn't something that is going to be solved overnight, this is something that is deeply rooted in our society. It's deeply rooted in our history.

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