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Definition 1: to a severe or serious degree - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where severely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
  • badly injured
  • a severely impaired heart
  • is gravely ill
  • was seriously ill

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Definition 2: with sternness; in a severe manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where severely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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Definition 3: causing great damage or hardship - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where severely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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