terribly

All Adverb
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  • I was young and marriage to me seemed such a terribly all-important step. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • It won its first race at more than but over all was not terribly successful.
  • Only now do I see that this book is terribly much about myself.
  • He looked down at the water, which seemed to be terribly far below him. Cited from The Life of a Ship, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • But just when things seem to be going right, all goes terribly wrong.
  • When they run through the play, however, things begin to go terribly wrong.
  • When night came and the captain did not return I became terribly anxious. Cited from The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2), by Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • He's in terribly low spirits at having only me to look after him. Cited from Adventures in Australia, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Poor fellow, he was terribly cut up about your supposed death. Cited from The Battery and the Boiler, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He created this place as a retreat in case things ever went terribly wrong.
  • It will be hard for us as well as for her; terribly hard for your mother especially. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Indeed, how terribly difficult is the way which is the way of the Lord!
  • Also, I could tell from father's face that something was terribly wrong. Cited from Theft, by Jack London
  • Since many prisoners worked in the hospital, this was not terribly hard to do.
  • He felt a little soul-less in the initial composition, writing just a terribly simple song.
  • However, he then "hit the wall" and suffered terribly in the final six miles.
  • She was still alive, however, though terribly burned about the arms and body. Cited from The Making of a Soul, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • He says that we should have to suffer terribly if we shared his lot with him. Cited from In Honour's Cause, by George Manville Fenn
  • On returning to Time City, they see that things have gone terribly wrong.
  • Only four children cross the end of the tunnel, each of them injured terribly.
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Meaning of terribly

  • adverb Used as intensifiers
    terribly interesting, I'm awful sorry
  • adverb In a terrible manner
    she sings terribly