Definition of Direfully

1. Adverb. In a direful manner. "Seeing himself trapped, he cried out direfully"

Partainyms: Direful



Definition of Direfully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Direfully

directors
directorship
directorships
directory
directoryless
directour
directours
directress
directresses
directrice
directrices
directrix
directrixes
directs
direful
direfully (current term)
direly
dirempt
dirempted
dirempting
diremption
diremptions
dirempts
direness
direnesses
direption
direr
direst
dirge
dirgeful

Literary usage of Direfully

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1844)
"Why, he says, "I am short of wit, very ill- tempered, direfully cross, and have nothing to say. ... direfully cross! JULIA. Better still I DUKE. ..."

2. Dombey and Son. by Charles Dickens, Hablot Knight Browne (1848)
"... consolatory then, when the impotence of his will, the instability of his hopes, the feebleness of wealth, had been so direfully im- pressed upo¬ę him. ..."

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