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

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of incredibly in a Sentence

the entrance exam to the elite prep school was incredibly difficult

Recent Examples on the Web

A month ago, Hayabusa performed an incredibly difficult maneuver by very briefly landing on the asteroid’s surface to collect a sample. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Watch the Hayabusa Spacecraft Blow Up an Asteroid Tonight," 4 Apr. 2019 Skydiving taught me that saying yes to adventure and trying new things outside of my comfort zone is incredibly empowering. Danielle Williams, SELF, "11 Adventurous Moms Worth Following on Instagram," 20 May 2019 Fresh off a concours restoration returning it to its original competition configuration, the powertrain is a freshened BRM V-12 3.0-liter (183 cubic inch) engine rated at 315 horsepower at an incredible and incredibly specific 10,599 rpm. Andrew Wendler, Car and Driver, "A Rare 1969 John Wyer Gulf-Mirage M2 Race Car Is up for Auction," 10 May 2019 As the series said goodbye to two incredibly talented performers, the American Idol alum made her on-camera surprise clear as day. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "'The Voice' Caught Kelly Clarkson Reacting to the Eliminations in the Most Shocking Way," 27 Apr. 2019 With so many incredibly talented celebrities this season, finding a new favorite to root for shouldn't be too hard. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Dancing With the Stars' Fans Are Fuming Over Last Night's Decision to Eliminate Danelle Umstead," 3 Oct. 2018 Anna Wintour is an incredibly talented and creative leader whose influence is beyond measure. Katherine Lam, Fox News, "Anna Wintour plans to stay as Vogue's editor-in-chief despite exit rumors," 1 Aug. 2018 Each one is graded to an incredibly high 62+ Rockwell hardness and guaranteed to be stain and rust resistant to last you a long time. Popular Mechanics, "These Laser-Sharp Japanese Knives Are a Kitchen Staple," 14 Mar. 2019 SeatGeek just got valued, presumably, incredibly high. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard explains why live venues are leaving money on the table," 11 Oct. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'incredibly.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of incredibly

circa 1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about incredibly

Statistics for incredibly

Last Updated

6 Jun 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for incredibly

The first known use of incredibly was circa 1500

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on incredibly

What made you want to look up incredibly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


showing great care, attention, and effort

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Finance Words Quiz

  • a-piggy-bank
  • The etymology of mortgage is related most closely to which two words?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!