extremely

[ ik-streem-lee ]
/ ɪkˈstrim li /

adverb

in an extreme degree; exceedingly: extremely cold.

Nearby words

  1. extreme,
  2. extreme fighting,
  3. extreme programming,
  4. extreme sport,
  5. extreme unction,
  6. extremely high frequency,
  7. extremely low frequency,
  8. extremis,
  9. extremism,
  10. extremist

Origin of extremely

First recorded in 1525–35; extreme + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for extremely

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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