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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. sternly, severely(adverb)

    with sternness; in a severe manner

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

  3. hard, severely(adverb)

    causing great damage or hardship

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

Wiktionary

  1. severely(Adverb)

    In a severe manner.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce severely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say severely in sign language?

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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. Siobhan Heanue:

    Unfortunately, that search was not fruitful, there were 12 bodies at least pulled from the rubble in the square. This was just one of several historical temple complexes severely affected by the earthquake.

  2. Oregon Governor Kate Brown:

    Heavy rains and wind have required the evacuation of residences and mudslides and high water have severely damaged or blocked major roadways in these areas of the state.

  3. Thomas Oxley:

    The average person who has a large vessel stroke is severely impaired, it means it a bigger clot. It includes one of the largest arteries in the brain.

  4. President Xi Jinping:

    Our tough stance on corruption is here to stay; our tolerance for corruption is zero, and anyone guilty of corruption will be dealt with seriously. We will see to it that every instance of corruption, should it be committed higher up or lower down, is severely punished, we will intensify government supervision, make full use of auditing oversight, and strictly monitor public funds, public resources and state-owned assets.

  5. Chris Jarvis:

    A severely oversold and shorted oil market is creating a bid for covering in U.S. crude.

Images & Illustrations of severely

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