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se·vere·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. sternly, severelyadverb

    with sternness; in a severe manner

    "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"

  3. hard, severelyadverb

    causing great damage or hardship

    "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"

Wiktionary

  1. severelyadverb

    In a severe manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Severelyadverb

    Etymology: from severe.

    We have wasted our strength to attain ends different from those for which we undertook the war, and often to effect others which after a peace, we may severely repent. Jonathan Swift.

    More formidable Hydra stands within;
    Whose jaws with iron teeth severely grin. Dryd.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'severely' in Adverbs Frequency: #314

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of severely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of severely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of severely in a Sentence

  1. Neil Saunders:

    Although the pandemic has severely eroded the outlook for the business, Brooks Brothers has long suffered from a failure to decisively adapt to changing trends, when it comes to tastes and style, Brooks Brothers has been swimming against the tide.

  2. Officer Michael Fanone:

    I was very cordial. I extended my hand to shake his hand. He just stared at me. I asked if he was going to shake my hand, and he told me that he didn't who know I was. So I introduced Officer Michael Fanone. I said that I was Officer Michael Fanone. That I was a DC Metropolitan Police officer who fought on January 6 to defend the Capitol and, as a result, I suffered a traumatic brain injury as well as a heart attack after having been tased numerous times at the base of my skull, as well as being severely beaten, at that point, the congressman turned away from me.

  3. Joel White:

    In other countries, we have seen single-payer shows us that putting more control of health care into the hands of politicians is bad medicine, costs and taxes will rise, or patient access will be severely diminished – turning America’s medical system into a third-world product.

  4. Valentina Gallo:

    It is surprising that [ gender inequality ] is so strongly associated with mortality. There is something going on that makes girls severely more discriminated than boys in many regions in the world.

  5. Aaron Reichlin-Melnick:

    American Immigration Council also strongly increases the risk of unconstitutional racial profiling by calling on Texas DPS to pull over any vehicle that they have reasonable suspicion is transporting migrants, american Immigration Council could severely disrupt the Biden administration's effort to create a public and private partnership to ensure migrants released by government custody are not simply dropped off at the bus station with no idea where to go.

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