What does gravely mean?

Definitions for gravely

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gravely, soberly, staidly(adverb)

    in a grave and sober manner

    "he walked soberly toward the altar"

  2. 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"


  1. gravely(Adverb)

    In a grave or serious manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gravely(adverb)

    in a grave manner


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gravely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gravely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lewis Carroll:

    '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.'

  2. Ahmed Korayem:

    A woman gets into a relationship hoping to change the man. A man gets into a relationship hoping that the woman doesn't change. Both realize how gravely mistaken they are

  3. Portland Alexander Sample:

    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.

  4. President Ernest Koroma:

    Many of our compatriots have lost their lives, many more have been gravely injured, and billions of leones' worth of property [has been] destroyed in the flooding and landslides that swept across some parts of our city.

  5. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    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.

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