Etymology
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grossly (adv.)

1520s, "plainly, obviously," from gross (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "coarsely, shamefully" is from 1540s; that of "excessively" is from 1610s.

updated on April 23, 2015

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Definitions of grossly from WordNet

grossly (adv.)
in a gross manner;
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