extremely

[ ik-streem-lee ]
/ ɪkˈstrim li /

adverb

in an extreme degree; exceedingly: extremely cold.

Origin of extremely

First recorded in 1525–35; extreme + -ly
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extremely

/ (ɪkˈstriːmlɪ) /

adverb

to the extreme; exceedingly
(intensifier)I behaved extremely badly

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Word Origin and History for extremely

extremely


adv.

1530s, from extreme + -ly (2). Originally "with great severity," later more loosely, "in extreme degree" (1570s).

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