Translation of terribly in Spanish:

terribly

Pronunciation: /ˈterəbli/

adv

  • 1.1 (severely) terriblemente the accident left him terribly disfigured quedó terriblemente desfigurado en el accidente it hurt us terribly nos dolió muchísimo I miss you terribly te echo muchísimo de menos
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    • She says she missed her father terribly growing up, and now only sees him about twice a year.
    • I loved my father, as I do now, and miss him terribly now he's gone.
    • He was a lovely human being, a gentle giant and I will miss him terribly.
    1.2 (very incompetently) [sing/act] terriblemente mal, fatal (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • When I was being beaten in the ring, terribly beaten, hideously beaten, it would have been easy for me to quit.
    1.3 [colloquial/familiar] (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) I was terribly worried/nervous estaba preocupadísima/nerviosísima I'm terribly tired estoy terriblemente cansado terribly good buenísimo terribly bad malísimo she's terribly nice es simpatiquísima or (in Spain also/en España también) majísima it was all terribly elegant estuvo todo de lo más elegante, estuvo todo superelegante [colloquial/familiar] I'm not feeling terribly well no me siento muy bien que digamos 1.4 (terrifyingly) [literary/literario] aterradoramente

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