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Seriously

Pronunciation of Seriously
/sˈi͡əɹɪəsli/, /sˈi‍əɹɪəsli/, /s_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s_l_i/

Synonyms for seriously:

Sense 1

busily, terribly, solemnly, dangerously, harshly.

sincerely

heartily.

badly (adverb)

gravely.

fatally (adverb)

mortally.

severely (adverb)

desperately.

soberly (adverb)

staidly.

badly (adverb)

extremely.

dangerously (adverb)

desperately.

dangerously, critically (adverb)

badly, very, sorely, intensely, severely.

extremely (adverb)

very.

harmfully (adverb)

injuriously.

not humorously (adverb)

sincerely, soberly, earnestly, in earnest, solemnly, sternly, gravely.

severely (adverb)

sternly.

truthfully (adverb)

sincerely.

Sense 1 (noun)

dangerously.

Sense 4 (noun)

very.

seriously (noun)

badly, severely, in earnest, earnestly, gravely.

Usage examples for seriously:

  • He was seriously angry. - "The New Tenant", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • Ascher took both literature and art quite seriously. - "Gossamer 1915", George A. Birmingham.
  • But really I don't want to go, and he shook his head very seriously. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour", Laura Lee Hope.

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censorious

derogatory, vituperative, uncharitable, captious, carping, faultfinding, hypercritical, overcritical, unfriendly, captious.

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