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Definitions for dreadfully
ˈdrɛd fə lidread·ful·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dreadfully, awfully, horribly(adverb)

    of a dreadful kind

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

  2. dismally, dreadfully(adverb)

    in a dreadful manner

    "as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed"

Wiktionary

  1. dreadfully(Adverb)

    In a dreadful manner.

  2. dreadfully(Adverb)

    Exceptionally, eminently, very much.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dreadfully(adverb)

    in a dreadful manner; terribly

How to pronounce dreadfully?

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How to say dreadfully in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreadfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreadfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dreadfully in a Sentence

  1. Louisa May Alcott:

    People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

  2. Ronald Firbank:

    The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.

  3. Herbert Clark Hoover:

    It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.

  4. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all.

Images & Illustrations of dreadfully

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