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Definitions of horribly

  1. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; terribly.
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Usage examples for horribly

  1. " My father has a horribly strong will. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. I know he's horribly proud. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. " But," she went on, " in Sutherlandshire we don't talk so horribly as they do here." – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  4. She was horribly frightened. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  5. He grinned horribly, and winked as the two figures descended from the rear of the cart. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. It was horribly naughty to put the match- but beyond that the child's responsibility did not extend. – Sanctuary by Edith Wharton
  7. They took him prisoner, and put him in a lion's den where he died horribly. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  8. I have been horribly bored- a lawn- tennis party yesterday, the females much to the fore- it's no good that, it's not the game; at least it's not lawn- tennis; it's a game all right, but I much suspect it has to do with love- making rather than exercise." – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  9. It made him feel horribly self- conscious, and feeling self- conscious was distinctly uncomfortable. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  10. I must have bored you horribly. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  11. She had a frightening, a shuddering, at the thought of men who caused these terrible things to be done, who mysteriously and horribly somehow had done this thing to Anna. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  12. All the men became horribly uneasy. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. " You must know- I was rather perplexed what to do- almost all mamma's gowns made me look horribly too old. – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  14. I couldn't help laughing, but it hurt horribly, and I was serious again directly. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  15. The note of envy struck me sharply- horribly. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. The room seemed a horribly unwholesome place, and I was more than ever afraid of Stumm. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  17. Now they both realized, with horribly sinking hearts, that they were going to see her for the last time. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  18. " That's horribly true, Jack," said his father in a low voice. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  19. Oh, no, not that- he didn't do anything but look at me- but that was bad enough- but I'm sick- horribly sick. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  20. I feel horribly nervous! – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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