Synonyms of severely in English:

severely


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adverb

1‘Picher was severely injured’

SYNONYMS
very badly, extremely badly, seriously, gravely, critically, grievously, acutely, sorely
dangerously
fatally
ANTONYMS

slightly

2‘he was severely criticized by the chairman’

SYNONYMS
sharply, roundly, soundly, fiercely, scathingly, savagely
informal like a ton of bricks
ANTONYMS

mildly

3‘animal cruelty should be treated more severely’

SYNONYMS
harshly, strictly, sternly, rigorously, relentlessly, mercilessly, pitilessly, oppressively, repressively, roughly, sharply, with an iron hand, with a rod of iron
brutally, cruelly, savagely
ANTONYMS

leniently

4‘she looked severely at Harriet’

SYNONYMS
sternly, grimly, dourly, disapprovingly, sombrely, gravely, seriously, stiffly
coolly, coldly, frostily, icily
ANTONYMS

genially

5‘a stout woman dressed severely in black’

SYNONYMS
plainly, simply, austerely, without adornment, without frills, starkly, spartanly, monastically
classically