Fearfully
Fearfully \Fear"ful*ly\, adv. In a fearful manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • fearfully — [fir′fəl ē] adv. 1. in a fearful manner 2. to a fearful extent 3. Informal very much; very [fearfully busy] * * * See fearful. * * * …   Universalium

  • fearfully — [fir′fəl ē] adv. 1. in a fearful manner 2. to a fearful extent 3. Informal very much; very [fearfully busy] …   English World dictionary

  • fearfully — fear|ful|ly [ˈfıəfəli US ˈfır ] adv 1.) in a way that shows you are afraid ▪ She glanced fearfully over her shoulder. 2.) [+ adjective/adverb] BrE old fashioned extremely ▪ She s fearfully clever …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fearfully — fear|ful|ly [ fırfli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that shows you are frightened: She kept looking fearfully over her shoulder. 2. ) INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED extremely: I m fearfully busy at the moment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fearfully — adverb 1 in a way that shows you are afraid: She glanced fearfully over her shoulder. 2 (+ adj/adv) old fashioned extremely: She s fearfully clever …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fearfully — UK [ˈfɪə(r)f(ə)lɪ] / US [ˈfɪrf(ə)lɪ] adverb 1) in a way that shows you are frightened She kept looking fearfully over her shoulder. 2) informal old fashioned extremely I m fearfully busy at the moment …   English dictionary

  • fearfully — adverb 1. in fear, she hurried down the stairs fearfully (Freq. 3) • Ant: ↑fearlessly • Derived from adjective: ↑fearful 2. in an alarming manner (Freq. 1) they were fearfully attacked …   Useful english dictionary

  • fearfully — adv. Fearfully is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑glance …   Collocations dictionary

  • fearfully — adverb she opened the door fearfully Syn: apprehensively, uneasily, nervously, timidly, timorously, hesitantly, with one s heart in one s mouth …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fearfully — fearful ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing or causing fear. 2) informal very great. DERIVATIVES fearfully adverb fearfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

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