Definition of seriously
- speaking seriously
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.
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: in a serious way
: to a large or great degree or extent
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