Definition of frightfully in English:

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frightfully

Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌɪtfəli/

adverb

[as submodifier] dated
Very (used for emphasis): it was frightfully hot I’m frightfully sorry
More example sentences
  • My muscles are still frightfully sore, but they are looser then yesterday.
  • The number of people who decided whether or not our song would be played was frightfully small.
  • Everyone thought that was frightfully romantic!

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