/ (ˈhɒrɪblɪ) /

  1. in a horrible manner

  2. (intensifier): I'm horribly bored

Words Nearby horribly

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How to use horribly in a sentence

  • "Perhaps I can write to you," Hugh tried to console her, feeling horribly guilty and helpless.

  • Growling horribly, the enraged brute seized poor Pearson and shook him as a terrier dog shakes a rat.

    Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
  • The memory of the late scene was still horribly in his mind, but no vestige of it remained.

    Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
  • Pallid, Sir Lucien Pyne lay by the ebony chair glaring horribly upward.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • Once or twice she had nodded upon her chair; and owned to herself that she was horribly sleepy.

    The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie