utterly

  • 1 Utterly — Ut ter*ly, adv. In an utter manner; to the full extent; fully; totally; as, utterly ruined; it is utterly vain. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 utterly — index in toto, purely (positively), wholly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 utterly — (adv.) early 13c., “truly, plainly, outspokenly,” from UTTER (Cf. utter) (v.) + LY (Cf. ly) (1); meaning “to an absolute degree” is late 14c., from UTTER (Cf. utter) (adj.)) …

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  • 4 utterly — [adv] completely absolutely, all, all in all, altogether, entirely, exactly, extremely, fully, in toto, just, perfectly, plumb*, purely, quite, thoroughly, totally, to the core*, to the nth degree*, well, wholly; concept 531 Ant. incompletely,… …

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  • 5 utterly — [[t]ʌ̱tə(r)li[/t]] ADV: ADV adj/prep, ADV with v (emphasis) You use utterly to emphasize that something is very great in extent, degree, or amount. China is utterly different... The new laws coming in are utterly ridiculous... Such an allegation… …

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  • 6 utterly — ut|ter|ly [ ʌtərli ] adverb ** completely: often used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is: Young children are utterly dependent on their parents. You re being utterly unreasonable. How utterly ridiculous! …

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  • 7 utterly */*/ — UK [ˈʌtə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈʌtərlɪ] adverb completely: often used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is Young children are utterly dependent on their parents. You re being utterly unreasonable. How utterly ridiculous! …

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  • 8 utterly — adv. Utterly is used with these adjectives: ↑abhorrent, ↑absorbed, ↑absurd, ↑alien, ↑alone, ↑amazed, ↑amazing, ↑appalling, ↑baffled, ↑beautiful, ↑bewildered, ↑ …

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  • 9 utterly — adverb completely, entirely, to the fullest extent Well now we are utterly lost …

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  • 10 utterly — ut|ter|ly [ˈʌtəli US ər ] adv [+ adjective/adverb] completely or totally ▪ You look utterly miserable …

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  • 11 utterly — adverb completely or totally: You look utterly miserable …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 utterly — adverb this is utterly ridiculous Syn: completely, totally, absolutely, entirely, wholly, fully, thoroughly, quite, altogether, one hundred percent, downright, outright, in all respects, unconditionally, perfectly, really, to the hilt, to the… …

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  • 13 utterly — [ˈʌtəli] adv completely You re being utterly unreasonable.[/ex] …

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  • 14 utterly — To the utmost; to the full extent; fully, totally; as, utterly without fault …

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  • 15 utterly — Ⅰ. utter [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ complete; absolute. DERIVATIVES utterly adverb. ORIGIN Old English, «outer». Ⅱ. utter [2] ► VERB …

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  • 16 utterly — adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers (Freq. 8) an absolutely magnificent painting a perfectly idiotic idea you re perfectly right utterly miserable you can be dead sure of my innocence was dead tired …

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  • 17 utterly — adverb see utter I …

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  • 18 utterly — /ut euhr lee/, adv. in an utter manner; completely; absolutely. [1175 1225; ME; see UTTER2, LY] Syn. entirely, fully, wholly, totally. * * * …

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  • 19 utterly — Synonyms and related words: a outrance, a toute outrance, absolutely, all hollow, all out, all the way, altogether, beyond all bounds, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, categorically, completely, dead, definitely, downright,… …

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  • 20 utterly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wholly, thoroughly, entirely; see completely . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. completely, totally, entirely, thoroughly, wholly, absolutely, purely, perfectly, fully. ANT.: partially, partly III (Roget s Thesaurus… …

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