seriously

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Adverb[change]

Positive
seriously

Comparative
more seriously

Superlative
most seriously

  1. You use seriously to show that you are not joking.
    Seriously, I talked to the president this morning.
  2. You use seriously to ask if something is true.
    "I got up at 4:00 this morning." "Seriously?"
  3. If you take something seriously, you believe it.
    It's hard to take him seriously, when he's always laughing.

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