in·cred·i·bly | \ (ˌ)in-ˈkre-də-blē \

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

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Throughout it all, what anyone (friends, strangers, boyfriends, family) thought about my body felt incredibly important. Hannah Howard, SELF, "My Eating Disorder Recovery Helped Me Finally Realize That It’s No One’s Job to Validate How I Look," 5 July 2018 Of course, Treinen has worked incredibly hard to reach this point and had a lot of help from people along the way, also saying his success is God-given and his faith carried him through his unique journey. John Shea,, "A’s closer Blake Treinen sinks opposition while team soars," 5 July 2018 That causes people — namely, men — to burn themselves at incredibly high rates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Brittany Shoot, Fortune, "Firework Facts: Americans Incinerate $1 Billion in July Fourth Fireworks Every Year," 29 June 2018 This half-hour dramedy about female professional wrestlers in the ‘80s stole our hearts last season with an incredibly talented ensemble cast, led by the ever-wonderful Alison Brie in the lead role. Richard Lawson, HWD, "What’s New on Netflix in June," 24 May 2018 Fans of The Kissing Booth are incredibly vocal and have dubbed themselves the kiss squad. Hanna Lustig, Teen Vogue, "“The Kissing Booth” Sequel: Everything We Know About the Possible Movie," 12 July 2018 Now, there’s no doubt that Kylie is incredibly, obscenely rich, with a net worth of $900 million, mostly thanks to Kylie Cosmetics. Megan Friedman, Marie Claire, "Forbes Called Kylie Jenner a ‘Self-Made’ Multimillionaire, and Twitter Has Concerns," 11 July 2018 Through the years after my dads death many drivers and industry folk were incredibly supportive, and that certainly includes Dale Jarrett. Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "Dale Earnhardt signed this hat hours before he died. Now it's a gift to his son.," 7 June 2018 Which was fitting, because Wednesday’s reception was an incredibly unique scene and opportunity. Mike Anthony,, "Mike Anthony: The Bond Of Dee And Ginny Rowe Was The Bond For Countless Communities, A UConn Family," 12 July 2018

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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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