seriously[ seer-ee-uh s-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF seriously
Synonyms for seriously
- all joking aside
- cool it
- cut the comedy
- for real
- in all conscience
- in all seriousness
- in earnest
- simmer down
- straighten out
- with a straight face
- with forethought
- with sobriety
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SERIOUSLY
Even in antiquity the wiseacres took our royal buffoon too seriously.
Demarest was seriously disturbed by the situation that had developed.
His lower orders are all food for comedy or farce: he will not treat them seriously.
He was seriously injured, but was stated in a London paper of August 21 to be out of danger.
He was seriously wounded, and fell into the hands of the enemy.
“I am seriously ill,” he muttered to himself with scientific insight.
My reading in the bible, now, was not for the stories, but seriously to improve my mind and morals.
"I agree with you that the sooner you get home the better," he said, seriously.
Seriously, Belinda, is it my fancy, or is not Clarence wonderfully changed?
"I should not think you would want to do that," said the girl, seriously.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SERIOUSLY
- like all get out
- like the devil
- like the dickens