Grossly Gross"ly, adv. In a gross manner; greatly; coarsely; without delicacy; shamefully; disgracefully. [1913 Webster]

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  • grossly — 1520s, from GROSS (Cf. gross) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grossly — adv. Grossly is used with these adjectives: ↑disproportionate, ↑excessive, ↑exorbitant, ↑inaccurate, ↑inadequate, ↑incompetent, ↑indecent, ↑inefficient, ↑inflated, ↑insensitive, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • grossly — gross|ly [ grousli ] adverb very or extremely: grossly unfair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grossly — UK [ˈɡrəʊslɪ] / US [ˈɡroʊslɪ] adverb very, or extremely grossly unfair …   English dictionary

  • grossly — [ˈgrəʊsli] adv extremely grossly unfair[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • grossly — gross ► ADJECTIVE 1) unattractively large or bloated. 2) vulgar; unrefined. 3) informal very unpleasant; repulsive. 4) complete; blatant: a gross exaggeration. 5) (of income, profit, or interest) without deduction of tax or other contributions;… …   English terms dictionary

  • grossly — adverb see gross I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grossly — See grosser. * * * …   Universalium

  • grossly — adverb a) in a gross manner; without delicacy b) roughly; approximately; inexactly; sketchily …   Wiktionary

  • grossly — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, abominably, arrantly, atrociously, awfully, basely, bestially, brutally, coarsely, contemptibly, crassly, crudely, despicably, detestably, disgustingly, dreadful, dreadfully, egregiously, excessively,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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