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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terribly, awfully, awful, frightfullyadverb

    used as intensifiers

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


  1. frightfullyadverb

    In a frightful manner.

  2. frightfullyadverb

    Very, extremely.

    It all went frightfully quickly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Frightfullyadverb

    Etymology: from frightful.

    This will make a prodigious mass of water, and looks frightfully to the imagination; ’tis huge and great. Burnet.

    Then to her glass; and Betty, pray,
    Don’t I look frightfully to-day? Jonathan Swift.


  1. frightfully

    Frightfully is an adverb that means in a manner causing or eliciting fear, extreme concern or distress. It can also be used as an intensifying language tool to emphasize an adjective, for instance "frightfully cold", meaning extremely or excessively cold.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frightfullyadverb

    in a frightful manner; to a frightful dagree

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frightfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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