Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. At depth, in a deep way.
  • adv. To a deep extent.
  • adv. profoundly

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. At or to a great depth; far below the surface.
  • adv. Profoundly; thoroughly; not superficially; in a high degree; intensely.
  • adv. Very; with a tendency to darkness of color.
  • adv. Gravely; with low or deep tone.
  • adv. With profound skill; with art or intricacy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • At or to a great depth; far below the surface.
  • Profoundly; thoroughly; to a great degree: as, he was deeply versed in ethics.
  • Intensely.
  • With strong feeling, passion, or appetite; eagerly; immoderately; passionately.
  • With profound sorrow; with deep feeling.
  • With low or deep pitch: as, a deeply toned instrument.
  • With elaborate artifice; with deep purpose: as, a deeply laid plot or intrigue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to a great depth;far down
  • adv. to a great depth psychologically

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Examples

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  • Government critics and human rights activists say this case could shine a light on what they describe as a deeply rooted culture of police brutality.

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  • Hillary Clinton blasting the news media for what she calls deeply offensive coverage of her campaign.

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