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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.

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. Kurt Campbell:

    Several administrations in succession in the United States have tried this effort to launch more fundamental efforts, policies, frameworks in Asia, East Asia, Indo-Pacific, and found themselves stymied, or misdirected, or directed towards other pursuits, and that has been something that I think all of us are deeply aware of in the formulation and execution of policy.

  2. Fawaz Gerges:

    Obama believes that reaching a nuclear deal with Iran could be his foreign policy legacy. The Americans are not looking at the deal with Iran in terms of its regional impact, the U.S. deal with Iran would deeply intensify a new cold war that has been unfolding between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Sunni Saudi Arabia allies on one hand and Iran. It would likely pour more gasoline on the raging fires in the Gulf Arab heartland.

  3. Kim Davis:

    I am deeply moved by all those who prayed for me, all I can say is that I am amazed and very grateful.

  4. Victor Hugo:

    Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itself deeply in our being and continues to flourish over a heart in ruin. The inexplicable fact is that the blinder it is, the more tenacious it is. It is never stronger than when it is completely unreasonable.

  5. James Clapper:

    It speaks well of him for picking a seasoned veteran of the agency who is widely and deeply respected by the workforce as well as those outside the agency, she has also been a strong proponent for integration, not only within CIA, but across the intelligence community.

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