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

Examples of awesomely in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And of course, our military power is enormously, awesomely effective when it’s used. Foreign Affairs, 1 Sep. 2015 The family was awesomely depicted in the digital art on the card Eva Chen is sharing a look at her holiday season with her little ones! Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 29 Dec. 2023 This detergent is best suited for those with sensitive skin, being awesomely gentle on fabrics and free from harsh chemicals. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 2 Apr. 2023 Mashing avocado into the turkey mixture helps prevent the meat from shrinking and drying out during cooking, which is why these stay awesomely juicy, even when they’re cooked all the way through. Alexis Deboschnek, Bon Appétit, 13 Mar. 2023 This awesomely unique Christmas gift is custom wrapping paper that comes in a variety of widths and lengths. Maren Estrada, BGR, 6 Oct. 2022 The secret weapon is an awesomely textured, sesame seed studded bun, which adds a slightest bit of nuttiness. Cesar Hernandez, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Sep. 2022 Perhaps sadder is the fact that Scroggins' ruminations are awesomely persuasive to his colleagues. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 11 Mar. 2013 Reward your pup with love and nutritious ingredients with these awesomely crunchy treats. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of awesomely was in 1818

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“Awesomely.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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