Synonyms of awfully in English:


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1‘an awfully nice man’


very, extremely, really, exceedingly, immensely, thoroughly, decidedly, terribly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, exceptionally, uncommonly, remarkably, eminently, extraordinarily, most, positively, particularly

heartily, profoundly

Northern English right

Scottish unco

North American quite


informal terrifically, tremendously, desperately, devilishly, ultra, too … for words, mucho, mega, seriously, oh-so, madly, majorly

British informal jolly, ever so, dead, well, fair

North American informal real, mighty, awful, plumb, powerful

South African informal lekker

dated, informal devilish, hellish

archaic exceeding, sore

2‘we played awfully’


very badly, atrociously, terribly, dismally, dreadfully, appallingly, execrably, poorly, incompetently, inexpertly

informal abysmally, pitifully, crummily, diabolically, rottenly

rare egregiously

3‘thanks awfully for the tea’


very much, a lot

a million