- To a drastic degree.
- This recession has been drastically different.
- drastically reduced prices
- 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 7, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
- The corn ration was drastically reduced, and it was announced that an extra potato ration would be issued to make up for it.
- In a drastic manner.
- Lisa always wore shorts and a T-shirt, which clashed drastically with her brother's thick winter coat.
- 1920, America, volume 22, page 255:
- It explains why a Democratic Congress foisted Prohibition on the country and a Republican Congress drastically legislated to enforce it, when ordinarily the two parties are only too anxious for any political stick to beat each other with.
- 1928, The Atlantic Monthly, volume 141, page 558:
- Seldom have democratic principles been so drastically enacted into law.
- 1933, The China Critic, volume 6, page 428:
- A uniform marriage and divorce law must be drastically enacted by the Central Government and rigidly administrated by the higher courts.
- French: extrêmement
- Russian: реши́тельно