extremely


extremely
extremely [adv] greatly, intensely acutely, almighty, awfully, drastically, exceedingly, exceptionally, excessively, exorbitantly, extraordinarily, highly, hugely, immensely, immoderately, inordinately, intensely, markedly, mortally, notably, over, overly, overmuch, parlous, plenty, powerful, prohibitively, quite, radically, rarely, remarkably, severely, strikingly, surpassingly, terribly, terrifically, to nth degree*, too, too much*, totally, ultra*, uncommonly, unduly, unusually, utterly, very*, violently, vitally; concepts 569,771,781 —Ant. mildly, moderately

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  • Extremely — Ex*treme ly, adv. In an extreme manner or state; in the utmost degree; to the utmost point; exceedingly; as, extremely hot or cold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extremely — index unduly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • extremely — 1530s, from EXTREME (Cf. extreme) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Originally with great severity, later more loosely, in extreme degree (1570s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • extremely — [[t]ɪkstri͟ːmli[/t]] ♦♦ ADV: ADV adj/adv (emphasis) You use extremely in front of adjectives and adverbs to emphasize that the specified quality is present to a very great degree. My mobile phone is extremely useful... These headaches are… …   English dictionary

  • extremely — ex|treme|ly [ ık strimli ] adverb *** very: used for emphasizing an adjective or adverb: He knows the area extremely well. It is extremely important to record everything that happens. These negotiations will be extremely difficult for the company …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • extremely */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈstriːmlɪ] / US [ɪkˈstrɪmlɪ] adverb very: used for emphasizing an adjective or adverb He knows the area extremely well. It is extremely important to record everything that happens. These negotiations will be extremely difficult for the… …   English dictionary

  • extremely — adverb 1. to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect (Freq. 11) highly successful He spoke highly of her does not think highly of his writing extremely interesting • Syn: ↑highly …   Useful english dictionary

  • extremely — ex|treme|ly W2S1 [ıkˈstri:mli] adv [+ adjective/adverb] to a very great degree ▪ Earthquakes are extremely difficult to predict. ▪ I m extremely sorry to have troubled you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • extremely*/*/*/ — [ɪkˈstriːmli] adv very He knows the area extremely well.[/ex] It is extremely important to record everything that happens.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • extremely — /ik streem lee/, adv. in an extreme degree; exceedingly: extremely cold. [1525 35; EXTREME + LY] * * * …   Universalium