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Definitions of terribly

  1. in a terrible manner; " she sings terribly"
  2. ( informal) used as intensifiers, as in" terribly interesting"; " I'm awful sorry"
  3. used as intensifiers; " terribly interesting"; " I'm awful sorry"
  4. Dreadfully; violently.
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Quotes of terribly

  1. Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions. – Agatha Christie
  2. I trained as a designer, so I'm always terribly keen about what I'm going to look like. – Judi Dench
  3. I'm not terribly fond of soapboxes. – Laurell K. Hamilton
  4. It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth. – George M. Humphrey
  5. A President doesn't have a terribly long time to talk to people who are not really on the agenda. – Erich Leinsdorf
  6. I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable! – Sam Neill
  7. All the rest of us- you and me and even the thousands of soldiers behind the lines in Africa- we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over. – Ernie Pyle
  8. Now, my knowledge of photography was terribly limited. – Ben Shahn
  9. I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors, and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit. – Ron Silver
  10. I shall now proceed to my own experience, which hath truly convinced me, the Lord is awakened as one out of sleep; and the voice of the Lord will shake terribly the earth. – Joanna Southcott
  11. The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self -centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea. – John Templeton
  12. I'm terribly attention -seeking. It's very different once you get all this attention, though. Because then you want to control it. And you can't exactly. – David Walliams
  13. Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. – William Westmoreland
  14. These rejections hurt me terribly because I felt it was my life that was being rejected. – Edmund White

Usage examples for terribly

  1. Do you know, the other day I was terribly frightened. – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  2. Oh, I worried terribly about it, Majy, when I was a girl. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  3. Then I felt how terribly real it was to him. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  4. And if I can live to show you that you are terribly wrong I shall be glad. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  5. General hurt me terribly – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  6. I'm so sorry, Mr. Kirkwood- terribly terribly sorry!... – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  7. If he's alive, he's terribly wounded?" – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  8. Then he laughed terribly shrugged his shoulders, and spoke again. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  9. " But," he added, " I'm terribly afraid we're going to lose you." – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  10. We servants were terribly alarmed, for we feared that suspicion would fall upon us. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  11. It's been terribly lonely. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  12. Is he terribly poor? – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  13. Did you suffer terribly – The New Book Of Martyrs by Georges Duhamel
  14. I was terribly afraid that you were lost. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. But don't you feel terribly unhappy sometimes? – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  16. It is terribly hard. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  17. As soon as the door had closed, Justine said to Dr. Garford: " She is beginning to suffer terribly – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  18. It must be terribly expensive. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  19. There was something terribly lacking between what I felt and what I could do. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  20. I want so terribly to see your face, your eyes. – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt

Rhymes for terribly

  • unbearably;
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