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- (manner) In a serious or literal manner.
- (speech act) Used to attempt to introduce a serious point in a less serious conversation
- Now, seriously, why did you forget to feed the cat today?
- (speech act) Used to call back to a previous point, either in disbelief or emphasis
- You baked 10 cakes. Seriously, why did you do that?
in a serious or literal manner
- srsly (abbreviation)