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I just think that people take me a little more seriously as a brunette. I don't know if that's just because of a societal preconceived notion that all blondes are stupid, but it's a different kind of attitude.
Kate Bosworth

Meaning of "seriously" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SERIOUSLY

seriously  [ˈsɪərɪəslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SERIOUSLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Seriously is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SERIOUSLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Serious

Serious may refer to: ▪ Seriousness ▪ Serious, 1994 ▪ Serious, 1987 ▪ "Serious" a song by Alice Cooper from their From the Inside album ▪ "Serious" a single by Donna Allen ▪ "Serious", a 1990 single from the album Liberty ▪ "Serious", the fourth single off her debut album ▪ "Serious", a song from E-40's album Revenue Retrievin': Graveyard Shift ▪ "Serious", a song from Gwen Stefani's album Love. Angel. Music. Baby.Serious, a BBC children's television show ▪ "Serious", a song by Scars on Broadway from the album Scars on Broadway ▪ "Serious", a song by Jasmine V...

Definition of seriously in the English dictionary

The definition of seriously in the dictionary is in a serious manner or to a serious degree. Other definition of seriously is extremely or remarkably.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SERIOUSLY


burglariously
bɜːˈɡlɛərɪəslɪ
contrariously
kənˈtrɛərɪəslɪ
curiously
ˈkjʊərɪəslɪ
deleteriously
ˌdɛlɪˈtɪərɪəslɪ
furiously
ˈfjʊərɪəslɪ
gregariously
ɡrɪˈɡɛərɪəslɪ
half-seriously
ˌhɑːfˈsɪərɪəslɪ
hilariously
hɪˈlɛərɪəslɪ
imperiously
ɪmˈpɪərɪəslɪ
incuriously
ɪnˈkjʊərɪəslɪ
injuriously
ɪnˈdʒʊərɪəslɪ
luxuriously
lʌɡˈzjʊərɪəslɪ
multifariously
ˌmʌltɪˈfeərɪəslɪ
mysteriously
mɪˈstɪərɪəslɪ
nefariously
nɪˈfeərɪəslɪ
precariously
prɪˈkɛərɪəslɪ
spuriously
ˈspjʊərɪəslɪ
vagariously
vəˈɡɛərɪəslɪ
variously
ˈveərɪəslɪ
vicariously
vɪˈkɛərɪəslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SERIOUSLY

series-wound
serif
serifed
seriffed
serigraph
serigrapher
serigraphic
serigraphy
serin
serine
serinette
seringa
Seringapatam
seriocomic
seriocomical
seriocomically
serious
Serious Fraud Office
seriousness
seriph

WORDS THAT END LIKE SERIOUSLY

anonymously
cautiously
consciously
continuously
dangerously
deliciously
deviously
enormously
famously
generously
graciously
meticulously
obviously
outrageously
previously
ridiculously
simultaneously
spontaneously
tremendously
unanimously
vigorously

Synonyms and antonyms of seriously in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SERIOUSLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «seriously» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of seriously

Translation of «seriously» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SERIOUSLY

Find out the translation of seriously to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of seriously from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «seriously» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

严重地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

seriamente
570 millions of speakers

English

seriously
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गंभीरता से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جِدِّيّاً
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

серьезно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seriamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গম্ভীরভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sérieusement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Serius
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ernsthaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

深刻に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심각하게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Akeh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một cách nghiêm trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தீவிரமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गंभीरपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cidden mi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

seriamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poważnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серйозно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grav
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σοβαρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ernstig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

allvarligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

alvorlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seriously

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SERIOUSLY»

The term «seriously» is very widely used and occupies the 4.618 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SERIOUSLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «seriously» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «seriously» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about seriously

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10 QUOTES WITH «SERIOUSLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word seriously.
1
Ethan Allen
Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
2
Hayley Atwell
The main reason I did 'Captain America' was because I wanted to get out of my own head and stop taking my work so seriously.
3
B.o.B
Man, 2013, I would expect an album from B.o.B and a Rock EP as well. My Rock EP is like... I take pride in my work and I'm not going to do something just to say that I can do it if I ain't really passionate about doing it. I'm very passionate about my music. Sometimes I take it too seriously.
4
Laura Benanti
I was always a little adult. Even as a little kid, I just couldn't understand why I was surrounded by all these kids. I took things very seriously.
5
Chadwick Boseman
I played Little League baseball, but I also played basketball. Basketball was my primary sport. When you play basketball seriously, a lot of times, through the summer season, you continue playing. So that replaced me playing baseball.
6
Kate Bosworth
I just think that people take me a little more seriously as a brunette. I don't know if that's just because of a societal preconceived notion that all blondes are stupid, but it's a different kind of attitude.
7
Lee Byung-hun
I had no idea what it took to be an actor. Then all of a sudden I found myself cast in a TV drama. The director was very harsh with me. One time, he told me this would be my first and last acting job. I seriously thought that acting was not the right career for me.
8
Jimmy Chamberlin
I take my craft very seriously.
9
Mary Cheney
I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado.
10
Jerome Corsi
Howard Phillips of the Constitution Party asked me to consider seriously running for president in 2008 and I am doing so.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SERIOUSLY»

Discover the use of seriously in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seriously and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Seriously...I'm Kidding
I've experienced a lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you'll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the words I've put together for you in this book.
Ellen DeGeneres, 2011
2
Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status
This book is an important contribution to the field of animal ethics.
David DeGrazia, 1996
3
Taking Laughter Seriously
"The book's qualities are, first, its scope and persuasiveness. The whole book demonstrates the seriousness of humor and its central place in human life. I know of no comparable work.
John Morreall, 1983
4
Taking Things Seriously: 75 Objects with Unexpected Significance
Photographs and text explore the meaning, relevance, and significance of inanimate, ordinary objects that hold special value to the one who appreciates their unique and irreplaceable qualities.
Joshua Glenn, 2007
5
Seriously, Cinderella Is So Annoying!: The Story of ...
The classic tale of Cinderella is told by her stepmother, who was not really so wicked after all.
Trisha Speed Shaskan, 2013
6
Taking South Park Seriously
Collection of scholarly essays on the wildly popular Comedy Central show.
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock, 2008
7
Caring for the Seriously Ill Patient 2E
This book considers the key issues surrounding the critical patient's care in the acute general hospital.
Michael Macintosh, Tracey Moore, 1999
8
Taking Popular Music Seriously: Selected Essays
The essays in this important collection address these forces, recognising that music is an effect of a continuous proc
Simon Frith, 2007
9
Taking Humour Seriously
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Jerry Palmer, 1994
10
Taking Journalism Seriously: News and the Academy
The book calls for a realignment of the goalposts through which journalism has traditionally been conceptualised, inviting others to continue thinking anew about what journalism is, which tools are used in its evaluation, and why scholars ...
Barbie Zelizer, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SERIOUSLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seriously is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why Taking Donald Trump Seriously Could Unravel His Campaign
The condemnations of Donald Trump's attack on Sen. John McCain's war record, the calls for apologies, and a scathing Des Moines Register editorial ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
Donald Trump? Seriously? Yes, seriously
Donald Trump? Seriously? Yes, seriously .... But until then, the joke will be on those who don't take Donald Trump's presidential aspirations seriously. «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
3
Most Americans Don't Consider Donald Trump A Serious Candidate
That's basically unchanged from the 23 percent who took him seriously in 2011, when he briefly threatened to run before deciding against it. "I regret that I didn't ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
4
We must take Donald Trump seriously: Enough of the “F**kface von …
The only one to take Trump seriously was Bloomberg News' Mark Halperin, whose first impression was quite a bit less derisive than anyone else's, giving him a ... «Salon, Jun 15»
5
Trump Is Serious: Why the Donald's Presidential Campaign Is More …
Will Donald Trump's personal ethos and intricate psyche be offended if his candidacy isn't taken seriously, leading him to stay in the race much longer than he ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
6
Male survivors of sex assaults often fear they won't be taken seriously
Daniel Episcope regularly saw guys in college aggressively pursuing women, like the time he saw someone at another school drop something into punch for a ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
7
Seriously Bad Ideas
Oxford, Britain — One thing we've learned in the years since the financial crisis is that seriously bad ideas — by which I mean bad ideas that appeal to the ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
8
'Seriously?' girl, 4, asks as she rolls up to scene of shooting
"Another accident? Seriously?" the girl nicknamed "Boo-Boo" asked. In front of her, two detectives sat in their squad car as a news helicopter chopped overhead. «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
9
Taking climate change seriously in school
A third of Americans say that climate change is not a serious problem or not a problem at all, according to a recent YouGov survey. Just one in 10 Germans feel ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
10
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments
Most people watch late-night talk shows to forget about their problems for a while. But during David Letterman's reign, the real world occasionally imposed itself ... «RollingStone.com, May 15»

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