Definition of fearfully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    fearfully

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈfɪəfəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪrfəli//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) in a way that shows somebody is nervous or afraid We watched fearfully.
  2. 2fearfully difficult/expensive/loud, etc. (old-fashioned, informal) extremely difficult/expensive/loud, etc.