in·​cred·​i·​bly | \ (ˌ)in-ˈkre-də-blē How to pronounce incredibly (audio) \

Definition of incredibly

1 : in an incredible manner
2 : extremely incredibly difficult

Examples of incredibly in a Sentence

the entrance exam to the elite prep school was incredibly difficult
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First Known Use of incredibly

circa 1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of incredibly was circa 1500

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23 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Incredibly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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