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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deep·ly, adv.
 1. At or to a great depth; far below the surface; as, to sink deeply.
 2. Profoundly; thoroughly; not superficially; in a high degree; intensely; as, deeply skilled in ethics.
    He had deeply offended both his nobles and people.   --Bacon.
    He sighed deeply in his spirit.   --Mark viii. 12.
 3. Very; with a tendency to darkness of color.
    The deeply red juice of buckthorn berries.   --Boyle.
 4. Gravely; with low or deep tone; as, a deeply toned instrument.
 5. With profound skill; with art or intricacy; as, a deeply laid plot or intrigue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: to a great depth psychologically; "They felt the loss
             deeply" [syn: profoundly]
      2: to a great depth; "dived deeply"; "dug deep" [syn: deep]
      [also: deeper]