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1. seriously

adverb. ['ˈsɪriːəsli'] in a serious manner.

Synonyms

  • earnestly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • serious (English)
  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Seriously

  • mysteriously

Example sentences of the word seriously


1. Adverb
The more information you have to support your allegations, the more seriously the issue will be taken.

Quotes containing the word seriously


1. With Portlandia, I don't think our intention is always to find something funny. Sometimes the humor comes from taking something really seriously. We're okay with making somebody feel uncomfortable or uneasy.
- Carrie Brownstein

2. Humor and laughter - not necessarily derogatory derision - are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously - for fear of dying of boredom.
- Marcel Duchamp

3. We do not take humor seriously enough.
- Konrad Lorenz

2. seriously

adverb. ['ˈsɪriːəsli'] to a severe or serious degree.

Synonyms

  • severely
  • badly

Antonyms

  • advantageously

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • serious (English)
  • seryows (Middle English (1100-1500))
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