Dreadfully - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdredfəli|  American pronunciation of the word dreadfully
Brit.  |ˈdrɛdfəli|  British pronunciation of the word dreadfully

adverb

- of a dreadful kind(syn: awfully, horribly)

there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

- in a dreadful manner (syn: dismally)

Examples

there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

I am dreadfully / terribly sorry

I was agonized by the dreadfully stilted dialogue that followed.

other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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