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 Those images are always incredibly difficult to deal with. Jennifer Maas, Variety, 6 May 2022 Even without their emotional leader, the Celtics made things incredibly difficult for Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks offense. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, 5 May 2022 As a matter of fact, perfect situational awareness is incredibly difficult to achieve without an active mind that is open to all input, whether good, bad or indifferent. Dave Buss, Forbes, 4 May 2022 Each case, each choice, each incredibly difficult decision not to follow through with a pregnancy — was as unique as the woman who made it. Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2022 Davis was the anchor of the Bulldogs’ historic defense and is incredibly difficult to move because of his sheer size. Tim Bielik, cleveland, 28 Apr. 2022 Worms can be incredibly difficult to tell apart, with visual differences coming down to the number of teensy spines or hooks on a microscopic appendage. Rachel Nuwer, Scientific American, 28 Apr. 2022 However, the subsequent (and enduring) disruption to the supply chain caused by the pandemic proved incredibly difficult and the company engaged in a sales process in November, 2021. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 22 Apr. 2022 But, like most people, I was faced with what felt like an impossible and incredibly difficult decision. Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press, 7 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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11 May 2022

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“Incredibly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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