Definition of Frightfully

1. Adverb. Used as intensifiers. "I'm awful sorry"

Exact synonyms: Awful, Awfully, Terribly
Language type: Colloquialism



Definition of Frightfully

1. adv. In a frightful manner; to a frightful dagree.

Definition of Frightfully

1. Adverb. In a frightful manner. ¹

2. Adverb. Very, extremely. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frightfully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frightfully

fright
fright reaction
frighted
frighten
frighten away
frighten off
frightened
frightener
frighteners
frightening
frighteningly
frightens
frightful
frightfull
frightfuller
frightfully (current term)
frightfulness
frightfulnesses
frightihead
frighting
frightless
frightment
frights
frightsome
frighty
frigid zone
frigidaire
frigidaires
frigidaria

Literary usage of Frightfully

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1. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"So frightfully did he depict the insurmountable obstacles, that their guide, Milo, took the earliest opportunity to slope—they saw him no more—while the ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"dog, though suffering frightfully, was not (lend. Dr. Bewley resolved to put him out of his misery at once, and accordingly mixed half a drachm of prussic ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"... suffering frightfully, was not dead. Dr. Bewley resolved to put him out of his misery at once, and accordingly mixed half a drachm of prussic acid with ..."

4. Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, 1884-1888 by Hamilton Dufferin And Ava (1890)
"... frightfully hard here that a fall becomes very serious-- and I suppose all the riders are not fine performers. Wednesday, 27th. ..."

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