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English definition of “awfully”

awfully

adverb    /ˈɔf·li, ˈɔ·fə·li/ (infml awful,  /ˈɔ·fəl/)
very or extremely : Your fever is awfully high – I think we’d better call a doctor . I’m awfully sorry , but there are no rooms in the hotel available right now. We were awfully pleased when our daughter was named the best student in her class .
(Definition of awfully adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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