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awfully is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of awfully in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it seems awfully convenient that the …”

meanings of awfully


  1. Reverently.
  2. Very; exceedingly; extremely; excessively.
  3. Badly, terribly.
  4. In a manner inspiring awe.
  5. Fearfully.

awfully frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word awfully occurs in english on average 4.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics awfully can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that awfully can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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