Awfully - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːfli|  American pronunciation of the word awfully
Brit.  |ˈɔːfʊli|  British pronunciation of the word awfully

adverb

- used as intensifiers (syn: awful, frightfully, terribly)
- of a dreadful kind (syn: dreadfully, horribly)
- in a terrible manner (syn: abominably, abysmally, atrociously, rottenly, terribly)

Examples

They heard the most awful sounds.

Awful things began to happen.

He has some awful disease.

That joke is just awful.

That's an awful thing to say.

Who painted the house that awful color?

The mountains have an awful majesty.

We haven't heard from him in an awful long time.

You've come an awful long way.

We played awfully.

I am awfully sorry.

It's awfully cold in here. Is the heater on?

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