severely

[ US /səˈvɪɹɫi/ ]
[ UK /sɪvˈi‍əli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. to a severe or serious degree
    fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    was seriously ill
    is gravely ill
    a severely impaired heart
    badly injured
  2. causing great damage or hardship
    she was severely affected by the bank's failure
    industries hit hard by the depression
  3. with sternness; in a severe manner
    `No,' she said sternly
    peered severely over her glasses
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How To Use severely In A Sentence

  • The bad weather severely handicapped their performance in the race.
  • Betty, aged 43, was severely depressed when I first met her.
  • By the end of the winter the supply of grain was severely depleted.
  • For except it be treacle and mithridatum, and of late diascordium, and a few more, they tie themselves to no receipts severely and religiously. The Advancement of Learning
  • Our country has not yet passed the test of a severely-dichotomized nation. Dr. Leo Rangell: Cool
  • The key to the successful management of patients with severely elevated BP is to differentiate hypertensive crises from hypertensive urgencies.
  • The discharge of sewage water into the river severely contaminates the river with coliform bacteria.
  • After World War I its activities were severely limited by lack of funds and its inability to recruit good personnel.
  • a severely impaired heart
  • He was severely concussed and drifting in and out of consciousness.
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