seriously

[seer-ee-uhs-lee]
adverb
1.
in a serious manner: He shook his head seriously.
2.
to an alarmingly grave extent: seriously ill.
3.
with genuine, earnest intent; sincerely: Seriously, kids, we have to get home before dark.

Origin:
1500–10; serious + -ly

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seriously (ˈsɪərɪəslɪ)
 
adv
1.  in a serious manner or to a serious degree
2.  informal extremely or remarkably: seriously tall

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Example sentences
All it has to do is take these protests as seriously as they deserve to be
  taken.
Kennan took seriously the charge that he must become a scholar.
Investors have suddenly started taking nanotechnology seriously.
But if you try to talk to him, it will quickly become obvious that something is
  seriously wrong.
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