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Definitions for seriously
se·ri·ous·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seriously, earnestly, in earnestadverb

    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, seriouslyadverb

    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. seriouslyadverb

    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

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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. Konrad Adenauer, 1876-1967:

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

  2. Sister Janet:

    Police should have provided protection to the nuns but they did not take the complaint seriously.

  3. Kristen Ehresmann:

    Measles is a serious disease. You can have pneumonia and dehydration ... and people do die from measles, so we take it very seriously, our goal for measles control is to protect all the individuals in the state, but for some people, they can't be vaccinated because of health conditions.

  4. Krissie Clark:

    The government is taking wildlife trafficking very seriously, today's sentencing is testament that nobody in Tanzania is above the law.

  5. Deputy District Attorney Douglas Poston:

    If you kill a Joshua Trees and if the evidence is there we will prosecute. It's a crime. You don't have to like the law, but it's the law and we take it very seriously.

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