Associations to the word «Gravely»


GRAVELY, adjective. Characterised by gravel, pebbles, or small stones.
GRAVELY, adjective. Alternative form of gravelly
GRAVELY, adverb. In a grave or serious manner.

Dictionary definition

GRAVELY, adverb. In a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward the altar".
GRAVELY, adverb. To a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill".

Wise words

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