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Webster 1913 Edition


Deeply

Deep′ly

,
adv.
1.
At or to a great depth; far below the surface;
as, to sink
deeply
.
2.
Profoundly; thoroughly; not superficially; in a high degree; intensely;
as,
deeply
skilled in ethics
.
He had
deeply
offended both his nobles and people.
Bacon.
He sighed
deeply
in his spirit.
Mark viii. 12.
3.
Very; with a tendency to darkness of color.
The
deeply
red juice of buckthorn berries.
Boyle.
4.
Gravely; with low or deep tone;
as, a
deeply
toned instrument
.
5.
With profound skill; with art or intricacy;
as, a
deeply
laid plot or intrigue
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Deeply

DEEPLY

,
adv.
1.
At or to a great depth; far below the surface; as a passion deeply rooted in our nature; precepts deeply engraven on the heart.
2.
Profoundly; thoroughly; as deeply skilled in ethics or anatomy.
3.
To or from the inmost recesses of the heart; eith great sorrow; most feelingly.
He sighed deeply in his spirit. Mark viii.
He was deeply affected at the sight.
4.
To a great degree; as, he has deeply offended.
They have deeply corrupted themselves. Hos. ix.
5.
With a dark hye, or strong color; as a deeply red liquor; deeply colored.
6.
Gravely; as a deeply toned instrument.
7.
With profound skill; with art or intricacy; as a deeply laid plot or intrigue.
This word cannot easily be defined in all its various applications. In general it gives emphasis or intensity to the word which it qualifies.

Definition 2022


deeply

deeply

English

Adverb

deeply (comparative deeplier or more deeply, superlative deepliest or most deeply)

  1. At depth, in a deep way.
  2. To a deep extent.
  3. profoundly

Synonyms

  • deep (adverb sense)

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