adverb[usually as submodifier]
Completely and without qualification; absolutely: he looked utterly ridiculous
More example sentences
- Despite the fact that no one was watching I have never felt so utterly ridiculous in my whole life.
- She finally knew what it was like to be totally and utterly in love with one person.
- Their sporting achievements at the very highest level are being utterly ignored.
completely, totally, absolutely, entirely, wholly, fully, thoroughly, quite, altogether, one hundred per cent, downright, outright, unqualifiedly, in all respects, unconditionally, perfectly, implicitly, unrestrictedly, really, veritably, categorically, consummately, undisputedly, unmitigatedly, wholeheartedly, radically, stark, just, to the hilt, to the core, all the way, to the maximum extent, extremely, infinitely, unlimitedly, limitlessly, ultimately
informal clean, plumb, dead, bang, totes
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