Definition of 'dreadfully'
Example sentences containing 'dreadfully'
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And you know what it is that makes it so dreadfully sad? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the possibility that it may go dreadfully wrong is also present. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No one doubts both parents have both suffered dreadfully. The Sun (2007)How dreadfully dull you must have been! Daniel Deronda (1876)Sometimes things go dreadfully wrong but then you can get some wonderful surprises. The Sun (2014)Cuts to youth services have suffered dreadfully in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Did he understand that something was dreadfully wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is dreadfully sad to reflect that he grew up in such a short time and in such tragic circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My 20-year-old self would have been dreadfully disappointed at this lack of ambition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The individual cases will be compelling: of people forced to suffer dreadfully. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It shows just how dreadfully sad life can be, but that there is a glimmer of hope. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You are so dreadfully disagreeable to-day. Daniel Deronda (1876)What went so dreadfully wrong? The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)I feel dreadfully sorry for him. The Sun (2016)I knew something was dreadfully wrong. The Sun (2010)It went dreadfully wrong then and I am aware the same thing could happen. The Sun (2012)He said: 'It really is a dreadfully sad story. The Sun (2006)But how he must have suffered, poor fellow: he must have suffered dreadfully. The CatalansThose who have read or seen War Horse will know that the horses suffered dreadfully during the conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is also dreadfully sad that it should happen to Pakistan, although it must be said that it always does. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A bigger problem, though, is that the book is just so dreadfully dull. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I do feel dreadfully sad, Marilla. Anne of Green Gables (1872)I remember being aware that, calm as she was on the surface, she was suffering dreadfully. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their fingers were distinctly charred by dreadfully disappointing sales figures, plans for another fundraising and the resignation of the company's colourful chief executive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But I also feel dreadfully sad for it because the breeding has brought horrendous problems, both physical and mental. The Sun (2009)
Synonyms of 'dreadfully'
extremely, very, terribly, greatly
terribly, badly, horribly, awfully
Trends of 'dreadfully'
Used Occasionally. dreadfully is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of dreadfully from the Collins English Dictionary
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