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se·vere·ly

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  1. badly, severely, gravely, seriouslyadverb

    to a severe or serious degree

    "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"

    Synonyms:
    mischievously, badly, poorly, bad, disadvantageously, sternly, ill, gravely, staidly, hard, naughtily, soberly, in earnest, seriously, earnestly

  2. sternly, severelyadverb

    with sternness; in a severe manner

    "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"

    Synonyms:
    hard, badly, sternly, seriously, gravely

  3. hard, severelyadverb

    causing great damage or hardship

    "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"

    Synonyms:
    badly, firmly, sternly, gravely, hard, intemperately, heavily, seriously

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How to use severely in a sentence?

  1. Elliot Richard Haut:

    For someone who’s a little overweight, there might be a little bit of an added risk, but as you get very severely obese or morbidly obese, the risk becomes even higher.

  2. James Comer:

    The Biden Administration changed the rules to severely restrict Congress’ access to suspicious activity reports in the dark of night and with no explanation, we now know Hunter Biden and other Biden family members have racked up at least 150 suspicious activity reports for their shady foreign business deals.

  3. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon:

    For this reason, I am requesting that for the good of Puerto Ricos, you abdicate your position and allow a peaceful transition of government to bring peace and tranquility to our island, which has been mired in a fiscal crisis, severely exacerbated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

  4. United States:

    A sudden tariff increase with less than a week's notice would severely disrupt United States businesses, especially small companies that have limited resources.

  5. National Farmers Union .:

    We have said repeatedly that for farm businesses it is about having the full range of skills needed – from pickers and packers to meat processors and vets – if we are to continue to deliver high quality, affordable food for the public. Failure to provide an entry route for these jobs will severely impact the farming sector.


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