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dreadfully

Pronunciation: /ˈdredfəli/

Translation of dreadfully in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [upset/late] terriblemente, enormemente; [write/sing] espantosamente (mal), fatal (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] I'm dreadfully sorry lo siento muchísimo or en el alma it hurts dreadfully duele muchísimo
    Example sentences
    • I am really, truly, extremely, dreadfully, horribly sorry!
    • His behaviour was terrible and I am dreadfully sorry that you were exposed to it.
    • I feel dreadfully sorry for her and I know Michael will be really upset about it.
    Example sentences
    • But isn't it refreshing to be able to tell you about two clubs with a good news story - even though both are performing somewhere between disappointingly and dreadfully on the field?
    • It can be difficult when you miss your child all day to find they behave dreadfully when they get home.

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