severely

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

severe +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

severely (comparative more severely, superlative most severely)

  1. In a severe manner.
    • 1902, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Bush Studies (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 15:
      After the first day they left her severely alone, their plea to their husbands, her uncompromising independence.

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