Meaning of “terribly” in the English Dictionary

"terribly" in English

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uk /ˈter.ə.bli/ us /ˈter.ə.bli/

terribly adverb (VERY BADLY)

B2 very badly:

I slept terribly last night.

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terribly adverb (VERY MUCH)

B1 mainly UK very:

I'm terribly pleased to hear that you've got a job.
I was terribly sorry to hear about the death of your mother.

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(Definition of “terribly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"terribly" in American English

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us /ˈter·ə·bli/

(usually about something bad or unpleasant) very much:

I’m terribly disappointed I couldn’t be there.

Sometimes terribly is used to emphasize something good:

I’m terribly excited about tonight’s show.

(Definition of “terribly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)