Simple Definition of seriously
: in a serious way
: to a large or great degree or extent
Examples of seriously in a sentence
No one was seriously injured in the accident.
I thought seriously about death while I was in the hospital.
You should seriously consider buying a new car.
You don't mean that seriously, do you?
It was so hot that we nearly melted. But seriously, it was hotter than I've ever experienced.
I think you are seriously mistaken.
First Known Use of seriously
SERIOUSLY Defined for Kids
Definition of seriously for Students
1 : in an earnest way <He takes his job seriously.>
2 : in a literal way <Don't take me seriously. It was just a joke.>
3 : to a large degree or extent <seriously wounded>
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