Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a vital manner; so as to give life.
  • In a manner or degree essential to continued existence; essentially: as, vitally important.
  • In the vitals; as affecting vital parts; mortally; fatally: as, the animal was vitally hit or hurt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a vital manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a manner that imparts vitality
  • adverb To an extent that is vital; indispensably

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

  • adverb to a vital degree

Etymologies

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vital +‎ -ly

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