Definitions for terribly
ˈtɛr ə bliter·ri·b·ly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word terribly.
terribly, awfully, awful, frightfullyadverb
used as intensifiers
"terribly interesting"; "I'm awful sorry"
terribly, atrociously, awfully, abominably, abysmally, rottenlyadverb
in a terrible manner
"she sings terribly"
Causing terror or awe.
The lion roared terribly.
He's terribly busy and you really shouldn't bother him.
She even signed up for karaoke, although she sang terribly.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from terrible.
The polish’d steel gleams terribly from far,
And every moment nearer shows the war. Dryden.
The poor man squalled terribly. Gulliver’s Travels.
Terribly is an adverb that means to a great or extreme degree, in a way that causes distress or discomfort; in an extreme or intense manner; it can also mean very badly or poorly in quality. The word is often used for emphasis.
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Rank popularity for the word 'terribly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2552
Rank popularity for the word 'terribly' in Adverbs Frequency: #383
The numerical value of terribly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of terribly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Forty years ago, I did something terribly wrong that I deeply regret, i have been working to atone for it ever since. I've decided to address these issues publicly because two months ago, various news organizations published a recording made by my then-wife, Faye Grant, during a confidential marriage therapy session in January, 2012. This session was recorded without the therapist's or my knowledge or consent.
She often is very good at letting the prosecutor and the victims know why settling is in their interest, and you saw that in Loughner, she and her team ... were constantly meeting with Loughner and getting experts until the prosecution understood that he was terribly, terribly mentally ill and it was in everyone's best interests for him to take a plea.
It was very cold, terribly cold. Nearby ships sprayed water from their hydrants (to fight the fire) and we were completely wet.
I think The Seattle Times's disgraceful propaganda and terribly misrepresentative of documentary journalism in times like this, when truth-telling and accountability is so important, there is no attribution. There is no acknowledgment of the montage, and it's terribly misleading.
Don't get suckered in by the comments ... they can terribly be misleading.
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