awe·​some·​ly ˈȯ-səm-lē How to pronounce awesomely (audio)
: in an awesome manner : to an awesome extent
an awesomely massive structure
an awesomely beautiful scene
Mr. Gay is an awesomely well-informed historian, but he does little to turn any of his fine skepticism about the past onto his own position …James R. Kincaid
Her awesomely thorough research alone probably occupied most of 10 years …Alastair Macaulay
Along with this sound comes a concussive suction so awesomely powerful that it's both scary and strangely comforting …David Foster Wallace
He was reported to be awesomely clever, with the glamour of a far-away city and a big university hanging around him.Lucy Maud Montgomery

Example Sentences

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of awesomely was in 1818

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“Awesomely.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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