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  1. at or to a considerable extent downward; well within or beneath a surface.

  2. to a thorough extent or profound degree: deeply pained; deeply committed.

  1. with depth of color, tone, sound, etc.

  2. with great cunning, skill, and subtlety.

Origin of deeply

First recorded before 900; Middle English deply, Old English dēoplīce, derivative of dēoplīc (adjective), from dēop deep + -līc(e) -ly

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