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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absolutely, perfectly, utterly, deadadverb

    completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

    "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"

Wiktionary

  1. utterlyadverb

    completely, entirely, to the fullest extent

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Utterlyadverb

    Fully; completely; perfectly. For the most part, in an ill sense.

    Etymology: from utter.

    God, whose property is to shew his mercies then greatest, when they are nearest to be utterly despaired. Richard Hooker, b. iv.

    Arguments taken from the authority of men, may not only so far forth as hath been declared, but further also be of some force in human sciences; which force, be it never so small, doth shew that they are not utterly naught. Richard Hooker, b. ii.

    All your int’rest in those territories
    Is utterly bereft you; all is lost. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

    He was so utterly tired with an employment so contrary to his humour, that he did not consider the means that would lead him out of it. Edward Hyde, b. viii.

    While in the flesh we cannot be utterly insensible of the afflictions that befal us. Francis Atterbury.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utterlyadverb

    in an utter manner; to the full extent; fully; totally; as, utterly ruined; it is utterly vain

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'utterly' in Adverbs Frequency: #373

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utterly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utterly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of utterly in a Sentence

  1. Jill McCabe:

    Now that I can speak on my own behalf, I want people to know that the whole story that everything is based on is just false and utterly absurd.

  2. John Stewart:

    There are many big beasts in the cabinet who are utterly opposed to Heathrow and the government may ask itself is Heathrow politically deliverable even if Davies recommends it.

  3. Jeffrey Tambor:

    Playing Maura Pfefferman on ‘Transparent’ has been one of the greatest privileges and creative experiences of my life, what has become clear over the past weeks, however, is that this is no longer the job I signed up for four years ago. I’ve already made clear my deep regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being aggressive, but the idea that I would deliberately harass anyone is simply and utterly untrue.

  4. Goa Kerle:

    Why utterly cry or feel totally bad when you fail? Why be so hard on them when they fail?

  5. Jamin Johnson:

    I did not have the confidence that the leadership of the agency at that time would hear what I had to say, the reality is, I was utterly defeated, I felt completely destroyed and like I had no voice.

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