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ˈɔ fə li, ˈɔf liaw·ful·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terribly, awfully, awful, frightfullyadverb

    used as intensifiers

    "terribly interesting"; "I'm awful sorry"

  2. dreadfully, awfully, horriblyadverb

    of a dreadful kind

    "there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning"

  3. terribly, atrociously, awfully, abominably, abysmally, rottenlyadverb

    in a terrible manner

    "she sings terribly"


  1. awfullyadverb

    In a manner inspiring awe.

  2. awfullyadverb


  3. awfullyadverb

    Badly, terribly.

    She led after the swiming and cycling, but ran awfully and came in fourth.

  4. awfullyadverb

    Very; exceedingly; extremely; excessively.

  5. awfullyadverb


Webster Dictionary

  1. Awfullyadverb

    in an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently

  2. Awfullyadverb

    very; excessively

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of awfully in a Sentence

  1. Dan Pfeiffer:

    Bernie Sanders needs to grow Bernie Sanders support significantly to win the nomination and that begins with the African American community. If Bernie Sanders doesn't do much better with those voters, Bernie Sanders chances of being the nominee are awfully close to zero, that alone will not be enough. To date, Bernie Sanders campaign has at times given off a' my way or the highway vibe' that has put a ceiling on Bernie Sanders support among large swaths of Democratic Party.

  2. John Posewitz:

    I hate the thought of losing this place, but it's an awfully expensive monument to maintain, if anyone wants to buy a piece of early basketball history, we'll give you a good deal!

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    I care deeply about America, you and I have been part of the conservative movement for an awfully long time now. I aim to keep at it.

  4. Kristen Carpenter:

    I think for many people this' return to normal' feels awfully abrupt and jarring.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    This administration has taken enormous efforts to push back on Russia that have not been done in an awfully long time either here in the United States or frankly from our partners who are even more threatened by Russia than we are in Europe and elsewhere.

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