Definition of fearfully in English:

fearfully

Syllabification: fear·ful·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈfi(ə)rfəlē
 
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adverb

  • 1In an anxious manner; apprehensively: he glanced over his shoulder fearfully
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    • In the village were only scared-looking women standing in small groups, glancing fearfully around.
    • A gaggle of ibis roosting in a nearby tree hooted fearfully.
    • They don't step up to a long first putt thinking fearfully of a possible three-putt.
  • 2 [as submodifier] Dreadfully; extremely: she was fearfully worried for the welfare of her family
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    • Fielding had a fearfully difficult time in his youth trying to work out what girls wanted.
    • The online version of a gallery show, it has some fearfully vicious images - check out particularly the caricatures.
    • He does not sound at all handsome, and he is fearfully old.

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