Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a dreadful manner.
  • adv. Exceptionally, eminently, very much.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a dreadful manner; terribly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 1. With alarm; fearfully.
  • In a dreadful or terrible manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a dreadful manner
  • adv. of a dreadful kind

Etymologies

dreadful +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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