What is another word for grossly?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈə͡ʊsli] (IPA)

Grossly is an adverb that means obviously or excessively. Its substitute words can vary depending on the context, but some commonly used synonyms are blatantly, outrageously, flagrantly, shockingly, and immoderately. Other possible synonyms are excessively, enormously, extremely, vastly, and grievously. In medical or legal contexts, grossly also refers to situations that are obvious without the need for further examination or inquiry. In those contexts, possible substitutes can be manifestly, palpably, undeniably, unmistakably, or evidently. Overall, the appropriate synonym depends on the intended meaning and the tone of the sentence.

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Usage examples for Grossly

You may construe your author, indeed, but if with some translators you boast that you have left your author to speak for himself, that you have neither added nor diminished, you have in reality grossly abused him, and deceived yourself.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
Affecting not to see the gentleman when he entered, Mr. Squeers feigned to be mending a pen and trying to comfort the boy he had so grossly abused.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
I tell you I found him grossly insulting her, and I took the dog's whip from him, and thrashed him till my arm ached.
"The Master of the Ceremonies"
George Manville Fenn

Famous quotes with Grossly

  • The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted by Canadian unfair trade practices.
    Michael Crapo
  • Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
    Barney Frank
  • Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That's grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college.
    Elton Gallegly
  • This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade.
    A. P. Herbert
  • All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
    George Orwell

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