- very or extremely and in a bad way
It all went horribly wrong.
a horribly complicated procedure
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Horribly — Hor ri*bly, adv. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; terribly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
horribly — [hôr′ə blē, här′ə blē] adv. 1. in a horrible manner 2. to a horrible degree 3. Informal very; extremely * * * See horribleness. * * * … Universalium
horribly — (adv.) mid 14c., from HORRIBLE (Cf. horrible) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
horribly — [hôr′ə blē, här′ə blē] adv. 1. in a horrible manner 2. to a horrible degree 3. Informal very; extremely … English World dictionary
horribly — adverb a) In a horrible way; very badly. The beginning art students displayed their horribly executed paintings with hopeful faces. b) To an extreme degree or extent. Then everything went horribly wrong. Syn: dreadfully … Wiktionary
horribly — adv. Horribly is used with these adjectives: ↑aware, ↑confused, ↑deformed, ↑dirty, ↑expensive, ↑familiar, ↑guilty, ↑painful, ↑sick, ↑ugly, ↑uncomfortable, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
horribly — /ˈhɒrəbli/ (say horuhblee) adverb 1. in a horrible fashion. 2. (an intensifier): *Marriage to me appeared the most horribly tied down and unfair to women existence going. –miles franklin, 1901 … Australian English dictionary
horribly — horrible ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing or likely to cause horror. 2) informal very unpleasant. DERIVATIVES horribly adverb … English terms dictionary
horribly — adverb see horrible … New Collegiate Dictionary
horribly — Synonyms and related words: abominably, agonizingly, alarmingly, appallingly, astoundingly, atrociously, awfully, baldly, balefully, banefully, basely, bestially, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, brutally, confoundedly, contemptibly, cruelly,… … Moby Thesaurus