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Severely

SEVE'RELY

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adv.
1. Harshly; sharply; as, the chide one severely.
2. Strictly; rigorously; as, to judge one severely.
To be or fondly or severely kind. Savage.
3. With extreme rigor; as, to punish severely.
4. Painfully; effectively; greatly; as, to be severely afflicted the gout.
5. Fiercely; ferociously.
More formidable Hydra stands within,
Whose jaws with iron teeth severely grin. Dryden.

Definition 2021


severely

severely

English

Adverb

severely (comparative more severely, superlative most severely)

  1. In a severe manner.

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