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

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Examples of incredibly in a Sentence

the entrance exam to the elite prep school was incredibly difficult
Recent Examples on the Web The two biggest of which are underutilizing the running back position and the infrequent usage of play-action, both of which have been incredibly important to the previous Cowboys’ success on offense. John Owning, Dallas News, "Taking a closer look: Will Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy break these tendencies he had with the Packers?," 13 Jan. 2020 Pure discovery is a lottery ticket business that exists in the biopharma industry only because of its incredibly high value and the potential to save millions of lives. Vijay Pande, STAT, "Welcome to the bioengineering culture clash," 10 Jan. 2020 Someone competent, incredibly smart, and comfortable in her skin. oregonlive, "Dark Horse Comics embarks for Portland author Chelsea Cain’s ‘Spy Island’," 10 Jan. 2020 George and Charlotte looked incredibly smart, as both children held hands with their dad, Prince William. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte Show Some Festive Cheer on Christmas Day," 25 Dec. 2019 On top of that, delivery convenience and speed are -- and will continue to be -- incredibly important to guests who shop our digital channels. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, "Target's Brian Cornell is the top CEO of 2019," 18 Dec. 2019 Despite his composure during the now-iconic performance, Caroll was incredibly emotional underneath the Big Bird suit. Heather Finn, Good Housekeeping, "The Heartbreaking True Story Behind Caroll Spinney's Tribute to Jim Henson After His Death," 16 Dec. 2019 Card draw is incredibly important, and the lack of a proper mulligan rule is a bit shocking. Charlie Theel, Ars Technica, "Unmatched: Battle of Legends," 14 Dec. 2019 While there is no treatment for norovirus, hydration is incredibly important, as vomiting and diarrhea commonly lead to dehydration. Leah Groth,, "Suspected Norovirus Outbreak in Colorado Closes 46 Schools—Here's What You Should Know About the Illness," 22 Nov. 2019

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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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17 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Incredibly.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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dull or mediocre

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