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ˈtɛr ə bliter·ri·bly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terribly, awfully, awful, frightfully(adverb)

    used as intensifiers

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

  2. terribly, atrociously, awfully, abominably, abysmally, rottenly(adverb)

    in a terrible manner

    "she sings terribly"

Wiktionary

  1. terribly(Adverb)

    Causing terror or awe.

    The lion roared terribly.

  2. terribly(Adverb)

    Very; extremely.

    He's terribly busy and you really shouldn't bother him.

  3. terribly(Adverb)

    Very badly.

    She even signed up for karaoke, although she sang terribly.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'terribly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2552

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'terribly' in Adverbs Frequency: #383

How to pronounce terribly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terribly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terribly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of terribly in a Sentence

  1. New York Giants:

    Frank Gifford was the ultimate Giant. He was the face of our franchise for so many years. More importantly, he was a treasured member of our family, for my siblings and me, Frank was like a revered older brother whom we looked up to and admired. We loved him and will miss him terribly.

  2. Dimitra Theodossiou:

    It was very cold, terribly cold. Nearby ships sprayed water from their hydrants (to fight the fire) and we were completely wet.

  3. Mitt Romney on Wednesday:

    The president has been a foreign policy disaster, you may love the president for a lot of reasons. His rhetoric might be soaring, but the results have been terribly disappointing.

  4. Kevin Glogower:

    These are randomly selected citizens who were compelled to sit on a grand jury and were terribly misused by the most powerful law enforcement official in Kentucky.

  5. Salman Rushdie:

    And so artists who go to that edge and push outwards often find very powerful forces pushing back. They find the forces of silence opposing the forces of speech. The forces of censorship against the forces of utterance, at that boundary is that push-and-pull between more and less. And that push and pull can be very dangerous to the artist. And many artists have suffered terribly for that.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. disjointed
    • B. greedy
    • C. suspicious
    • D. alternate

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