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adverb seriously pronunciation in American English /ˈsɪriəsli/
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  1. 1
    in a way that is bad or dangerous enough to make you worried
    seriously ill/hurt/worried:

    Was anyone in the car seriously hurt?

  2. 2
    in a way that shows that you think something is important
    think/consider seriously:

    We have to think seriously about what we do next.

    I’m seriously considering moving to Chicago.

  3. 3
    spoken really

    Do you seriously think I’m going to lend you the car?

    1. b.
      used for emphasizing that you really mean something

      Seriously though, you can’t keep lying to your parents.

  4. 4
    informal very

    He must be seriously rich.

    a seriously attractive option



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