Seriously definition

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(manner) In a serious or literal manner.

He was hoping that we would take him seriously.

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(slang) To a great degree; very.

Seriously rich fudge brownies.

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Really; actually; indeed.

Are you seriously going to drive in this weather?

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Sincerely.

Do you seriously believe he'll win?

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(speech act) Used to attempt to introduce a serious point in a less serious conversation.

Now, seriously, why did the chicken cross the road?

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In a serious manner or to a serious degree.

She looked at me seriously; to be seriously injured in an accident.

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(informal) Indeed; really.
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take seriously
  • to regard or treat as important, serious, challenging, etc.
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Origin of seriously