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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sternly mean? 

STERNLY (adverb)
  The adverb STERNLY has 1 sense:

1. with sternness; in a severe manner

  Familiarity information: STERNLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

STERNLY (adverb)

Sense 1sternly [BACK TO TOP]


With sternness; in a severe manner


sternly; severely

Context examples:

'No,' she said sternly / peered severely over her glasses


stern (of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect)

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