Definition of incredibly in US English:



  • 1as submodifier To a great degree; extremely or unusually.

    ‘Michele was incredibly brave’
    • ‘The jazz jam is incredibly exciting because you have to be great to even take part.’
    • ‘There are certain people we work with who are very powerful gateways to incredibly important stuff.’
    • ‘He was extremely uncomfortable and incredibly tired after waiting for such a long time.’
    • ‘So far the response has been incredibly positive from everyone who's read it.’
    • ‘Its riveting but awful reading, a real condemnation and an incredibly brave work.’
    • ‘I suspect that this is because I got incredibly travel sick as a child on even the shortest journeys.’
    • ‘What I also know about John is that he has a phenomenal will to win and takes the game incredibly seriously.’
    • ‘When he came back he was incredibly dirty and seemed to be in a great deal of agony.’
    • ‘What he doesn't realise is that he has so much talent and is so incredibly interesting.’
    • ‘When I meet them again, I might have another beer and a giggle with them and feel incredibly mean.’
    • ‘She felt incredibly dirty and wished for nothing more than to claw her own skin off.’
    • ‘If I can decide which of the incredibly dull candidates is less dull than the others.’
    • ‘He was incredibly surprised to see me and asked me to stay and talk for a while.’
    • ‘Throughout all the treatment he was very brave and remained incredibly positive.’
    • ‘Everyone was still having fun while I was incredibly tired and decided to take a nap.’
    • ‘I don't know how they pull it off, but everyone in these pics looks dirty, yet incredibly cool.’
    • ‘Consider all those incredibly brave men who lost their lives because they cared so much for others.’
    • ‘They're incredibly sweet and incredibly filling and suddenly incredibly sickly.’
    • ‘Possibly because the feeling of love is so incredibly amazing and we just have to feel it.’
    • ‘Hagen may have been playing at it but Mac's drinking was for real and it was incredibly destructive.’
    extremely, very, really, thoroughly, exceedingly, immensely, incredibly, amazingly, remarkably, exceptionally, uncommonly, extraordinarily, perfectly, truly, simply, positive, positively, downright
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  • 2sentence adverb Used to introduce a statement that is hard to believe; strangely.

    ‘incredibly, he was still alive’
    • ‘Incredibly, it also eliminates shoulder, upper arm, and upper back pain.’
    • ‘Incredibly, the contest was won by an unemployed busdriver.’