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Definitions for seriously
se·ri·ous·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seriously, earnestly, in earnest(adverb)

    in a serious manner

    "talking earnestly with his son"; "she started studying snakes in earnest"; "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. seriously(Adverb)

    In a serious or literal manner.

    He was hoping that we would take him seriously.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seriously' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1874

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seriously' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1562

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seriously' in Adverbs Frequency: #156

How to pronounce seriously?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say seriously in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seriously in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seriously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of seriously in a Sentence

  1. Cherie Currie:

    Our darling mother Marie Harmon was a fantastic comedic actress! She never shared her movies with us kids. Had I known the great stock I came from I would have taken myself seriously as an actor, though she gave up the glitz to have us kids she never lost the glamour. A true star to the end and we will miss her beauty and wit every single day.

  2. Konrad Adenauer, 1876-1967:

    First make yourself unpopular, then people will take you seriously.

  3. Mayor Glen Robertson:

    I have sent Mr. Loomis an email requesting that we remove the Arabic flag from the Omni building, that we take all steps necessary to secure the building and that Chief [Greg] Stevens notify the Department of Homeland Security, FBI and the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office, it is premature to come to conclusions before we can gather more facts but I believe that we must take this situation seriously in light of current national and international events.

  4. Marcia Morales-Jaffe:

    These programs include taking time to celebrate a birth or adoption, to care for a seriously ill family member or simply to take a couple of days rest when needed.

  5. Quentin Crisp:

    Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing nothing spoils a game more than those who take it seriously. Adultery Phooey You should never subjugate yourself to another nor seek the subjugation of someone else to yourself. If you follow that Crispian principle you will be able to say 'Phooey,' too, instead of reaching for your gun when you fancy yourself betrayed.

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