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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.
  3. 3
    spoken really
    Do you seriously think I’m going to lend you the car?
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    1. a.
      used for expressing surprise
      ‘I’m thinking of leaving my wife.’ ‘Seriously?’
    2. 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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