Meaning of awfully

aw•ful•ly

Pronunciation: (ô'fu-lē, ôf'lē), [key]
— adv.
  1. very; extremely: That was awfully nice of you. He's awfully slow.
  2. in a manner provoking censure, disapproval, or the like: She behaved awfully all evening.
  3. shouting awfully the dreaded curse.
    1. in a manner inspiring awe:shouting awfully the dreaded curse.
    2. in a manner expressing awe:to stare awfully.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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