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adverb seriously pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪəriəsli/
  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?

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  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 France.

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  3. 3
    spoken really

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

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

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

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  4. 4
    informal very

    He must be seriously rich.

    a seriously attractive option

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