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Synonyms for dreadfully
ˈdrɛd fə lidread·ful·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dreadfully, awfully, horriblyadverb

    of a dreadful kind

    "there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning"

    Synonyms:
    abominably, rottenly, terribly, frightfully, atrociously, abysmally, dismally, awfully, awful, horribly

  2. dismally, dreadfullyadverb

    in a dreadful manner

    "as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed"

    Synonyms:
    awfully, drearily, dismally, horribly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dreadfully":

    terribly, awfully, horribly

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#17692terribly
#28684horribly
#32531awfully
#79634dreadfully
#127207frightfully
#135760dismally
#174059abysmally
#245726atrociously
#248683abominably
#285956drearily

How to use dreadfully in a sentence?

  1. Louisa May Alcott:

    People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

  2. Herbert Clark Hoover:

    It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.

  3. Ronald Firbank:

    The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.

  4. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all.

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