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  Definition of Severely
  1. to a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"
  2. causing great damage or hardship; "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank''s failure"
  3. with sternness; in a severe manner; "`No,'' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"
Similar Words: badly, gravely, seriously, hard, sternly

 

Pertainyms: dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening, terrible, wicked, spartan, strict, austere, stern

 

 
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