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Adverbs of Degree List

This is an alphabetical list of common single-word degree adverbs.

Adverbs of degree can modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs, and tell us the extent to which something happens.

almost
absolutely
awfully*
badly*
barely
completely
decidedly
deeply
enough
enormously
entirely
extremely
fairly
far
fully
greatly
hardly
highly
how
incredibly
indeed
intensely
just
least
less
little
lots
most
much
nearly
perfectly
positively
practically
pretty*
purely
quite
rather
really
scarcely
simply
so
somewhat
strongly
terribly*
thoroughly
too
totally
utterly
very
virtually
well

*informal

See also: grammar of adverbs