- at or to a considerable extent downward; well within or beneath a surface.
- to a thorough extent or profound degree: deeply pained; deeply committed.
- with depth of color, tone, sound, etc.
- with great cunning, skill, and subtlety.
Origin of deeply
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Examples from the Web for deeply
Human evolution has left men as deeply wired for emotional connections to children as women are.How Good Dads Can Change the World
Gary Barker, PhD, Michael Kaufman
January 6, 2015
Marriott, with its deep history in the Mormon faith, portrays itself as a deeply ethical institution.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security
December 31, 2014
But I am deeply concerned with the lack of progress in my case and feel that I must take some action.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike
December 18, 2014
Koenig proceeds to deliver her deeply conflicted, sorta-kinda support for Adnan.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End
December 18, 2014
Colfer's artistic callings share a common thread: they are deeply personal and rooted in a challenging childhood.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer
December 15, 2014
All who listened were deeply impressed by language so mysterious.
The philosopher was too deeply impressed to return to the festivities of Olympia.
Your observations have interested me deeply; they shall have my most high attention.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
They are too deeply rooted in the principles of our national life to be altered.
I was, in truth, and not more so than deeply mortified and humbled.
Word Origin and History for deeply
Old English deoplice (see deep (adj.)), used in both literal and figurative senses.