What is another word for terribly?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛɹəblɪ] (IPA)

The word "terribly" is commonly used to describe something that is extremely bad, dreadful or horrendous. However, it can get tedious to repeatedly use the same word over and over again. Therefore, it is helpful to know some synonyms for the word terribly. Some of these include "awfully," "dreadfully," "excruciatingly," "horrifically," "incredibly," "intensely," "severely," and "terrifically." Using these words can not only add variety to your writing but also add emphasis to the particular aspect you are describing. So, the next time you find yourself using the word "terribly," try to replace it with a synonym and add more depth to your writing.

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What are the opposite words for terribly?

The word "terribly" means something is very bad, unpleasant or undesirable. Its antonyms are words that mean the opposite: good, pleasant, satisfying, enjoyable. Some antonyms for "terribly" could be wonderfully, excellently, marvellously, superbly, brilliantly, fabulously, splendidly, or beautifully. These words add a positive connotation to a sentence and can be used to describe things like experiences, achievements, emotions, or situations that are good or positive. Using antonyms for terribly would help to convey a more positive message and make any statement sound more optimistic and uplifting.

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Usage examples for Terribly

The boy was terribly frightened over what had occurred.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
I was terribly hurt for a minute, though.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
I don't believe she is awfully, terribly, fearfully fond of girls.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Terribly

  • My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
    Alvin Ailey
  • I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training.
    Josef Albers
  • The human spy, in terms of the American espionage effort, had never been terribly pertinent.
    Aldrich Ames
  • Life has become terribly insecure. It's on the vortex of civil war. It's difficult to know how America will bring it back from the brink and build up good will.
    Jon Lee Anderson
  • I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.
    Julie Andrews

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