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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a fearful manner; terribly; In an extremely bad, unpleasant or ugly manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • It's a dreadfully unjust world.
  • There was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
  • Adverb : The pain has increased dreadfully. ,Sorry to be so dreadfully late
  • The "desirable city residence" is thin – dreadfully thin – and accordingly susceptible to heat and cold. for more
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