[ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_v_l_ɪ], [ɡɹˈe͡ɪvlɪ], [ɡɹˈe‍ɪvlɪ]

Definitions of gravely:

  1.   In a grave manner. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for gravely:

  1. I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war. – Orson Scott Card
  2. It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  3. I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book. – Lydia M. Child

Usage examples for gravely:

  1. “ Geake nodded gravely with set face. ” – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. “ There's Roger, he said gravely – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  3. Of course, replied Webster gravely of course. ” – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  4. “ " It would mean the end of Wallaby," Hank said gravely – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  5. “ " I'll be like this as much as ever you'll let me," he said gravely – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  6. “ " I have not spoken all," said the rabbi, gravely – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  7. “ " I know," she said gravely – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. “ " My dear sir," replied Lennard, gravely this is a matter which not only England, but every other country in the world, will have to trouble about before very long." ” – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  9. Often as the idea of marriage had come into his mind, this was the first time it had been gravely suggested to him by another. ” – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  10. “ " No doubt they did," replied her father, gravely enough. ” – Gerda in Sweden by Etta Blaisdell McDonald

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