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1. awfully

adverb. ['ˈɔfəli'] used as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • terribly
  • awful

Antonyms

  • nice
  • pleasant
  • niceness

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • awful (English)
  • -ful (English)

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Rhymes with Awfully

  • abnormally
  • abysmally
  • accidentally
  • accidentally
  • actually
  • actually
  • additionally
  • additionally
  • agriculturally
  • agriculturally
  • anecdotally
  • anecdotally
  • angrily
  • annually
  • arbitrarily
  • architecturally
  • architecturally
  • artfully
  • artificially
  • behaviorally

How do you pronounce awfully?

Pronounce awfully as ˈɔfəli.

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Sentences with awfully


1. Adverb
Some of these are very good in their own way, but to regular diners they're awfully familiar.

Quotes about awfully


1. To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

2. My dad was a very funny man - he's the one who taught me life would be awfully hard without humor! I'm sure his Irish wit in some way influenced my decision to become an actress.
- Joan Cusack

3. Well, I’m not kissing the mundane,"said Jace. "I’d rather stay down here and rot.""Forever?"said Simon. "Forever’s an awfully long time."Jace raised his eyebrows. "I knew it,"he said. "You want to kiss me, don’t you?
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. awfully

adverb. ['ˈɔfəli'] in a terrible manner.

Synonyms

  • abysmally
  • abominably
  • atrociously
  • rottenly

Antonyms

  • unimpressive
  • ordinary
  • irreverent

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • awful (English)
  • -ful (English)

3. awfully

adverb. ['ˈɔfəli'] of a dreadful kind.

Synonyms

  • horribly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • awful (English)
  • -ful (English)
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