Awfully

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Definition

(that's) awfully (sad): (that's) terribly, very, exceptionally, extremely (sad)
adverb

(You sing) awfully!: (You sing) badly, horribly, terribly!
adverb

awful: very bad, horrible, terrible
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: I am awfully sorry but I've just eaten all the pies.
US: He was behaving awfully, so I sent him to his room.

Examples

  • "I'm awfully sorry but your fishing hook appears to be caught in my lip."
  • "Bruno : Well, gee, Brian that sounds awfully complicated."
  • "Moira : It's awfully noisy João, what's happening?"
  • "Moira : My, that all sounds awfully bloody."
  • "You're awfully indecisive lately."
  • "Brian : I'm awfully sorry, Icarus."

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