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1. terribly

adverb. ['ˈtɛrəbli'] used as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • awfully
  • awful

Antonyms

  • nice
  • pleasant
  • niceness

Etymology

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

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Words that Rhyme with Terribly

  • unbearably
  • bearably

Example sentences of the word terribly


1. Adverb
These gowns were typically below the knee, not terribly low cut and were accompanied by low heels.

Quotes containing the word terribly


1. Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.
- Joseph Conrad, Chance

2. There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
- Oscar Wilde

3. I hope that there's a difference between being childish and childlike and that I'm the latter, if you take my meaning. I often sort of wonder. I don't think I'm a terribly good grown-up; I don't take responsibility easily or well in many areas of life. Finance and stuff like that, I'm absolutely appalling.
- Graeme Base

2. terribly

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

Synonyms

  • abysmally
  • abominably
  • atrociously
  • rottenly

Antonyms

  • unimpressive
  • ordinary
  • irreverent

Etymology

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