Seriously

What is Seriously ?

Seriously is (adv) 1. in a serious way She should laugh more – she mustn’t always take things so seriously. 2. badly The cargo was seriously damaged by water. Her mother is seriously ill. 3. with a lot of thought They seriously considered emi- grating. We are taking the threat from our competitors very seriously.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level