Definition of Severely

1. Adverb. To a severe or serious degree. "Was seriously ill"

Exact synonyms: Badly, Gravely, Seriously
Partainyms: Grave, Serious, Severe



2. Adverb. With sternness; in a severe manner. "Peered severely over her glasses"
Exact synonyms: Sternly
Partainyms: Severe, Stern

3. Adverb. Causing great damage or hardship. "She was severely affected by the bank's failure"
Exact synonyms: Hard
Partainyms: Severe

Definition of Severely

1. Adverb. In a severe manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Severely

1. severe [adv] - See also: severe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Severely

severalty
severance
severance agreement
severance pay
severance payment
severance tax
severances
severaunce
severe
severe acute respiratory syndrome
severe combined immunodeficiency disease
severe combined immunodeficient mice
severe postanoxic encephalopathy
severed
severely (current term)
severeness
severenesses
severer
severest
severeth
severies
severin
severing
severings
severities
severity
severity of illness index
severs
severy

Literary usage of Severely

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1. History of the Forty-fifth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia by Albert William Mann (1908)
"Evans, both hands one finger off, leg severely; Corporal SH Nye, head, slightly; WK Wright, contusion, slight; FW Childs, hand, not seriously; S. Butters, ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"great strength of the enemy's vessels, (whose force is underneath described,) and their state of preparation, we have by no means suffered so severely as ..."

3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"With a view to maintaining discipline in the army, orders were continually being issued for severely punishing ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore (1862)
"James O'Kanc, who had charge of the first division, was severely wounded soon after ... On the flag-ship Hartford— Philip Morgan, seaman, severely ; Charles ..."

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