Bedeutung von “seriously” im Essential American English Dictionary

seriously

adverb us /ˈsɪər·i·əs·li/

B1 in a serious way:

Smoking can seriously damage your health.
take someone/something seriously

to believe that someone or something is important and that you should give attention to him or her:

The police have to take any terrorist threat seriously.

(Definition von “seriously” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)