in·​cred·​i·​bly (ˌ)in-ˈkre-də-blē How to pronounce incredibly (audio)
: in an incredible manner
: extremely
incredibly difficult

Examples of incredibly in a Sentence

the entrance exam to the elite prep school was incredibly difficult
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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of incredibly was circa 1500

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“Incredibly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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