Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Utterly"

The meaning of "Utterly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does utterly mean?
A: completely/absolutely
Q: What does utterly mean?
A: To the highest degree (of what you are talking about)

...in utter darkness
...that’s utterly disgusting
Q: What does utterly mean?
A: another way to say : completely or absolutely
Q: What does utterly mean?
A: complately, as a whole, totally
Q: What does utterly mean?
A: Completely, entirely, totally

Example sentences using "Utterly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with • "utterly".
A: Waiter! I am utterly disgusted, there is a hair in my soup!
Q: Please show me example sentences with ✓ "utterly".
A: I am utterly/absolutely/completely disappointed with my results.

Utterly is usually used as an emphasis just like the words completely or absolutely.
Q: Please show me example sentences with utterly.
A: 'Utter' is a verb. It means 'speak' or 'talk'.

However, 'utterly' means 'extremely'.

For example, if you say 'she is utterly talented', it means 'she is extremely talented.'

'That was utterly disgusting!'
Q: Please show me example sentences with utterly.
A: Utterly means completely but in a negative feeling and expression

For example,
I am utterly disappointed.

It’s like saying I am SO disappointed I have no words.
Q: Please show me example sentences with utterly .
A: That was utterly annoying which mean it was obviously and super annoying

Synonyms of "Utterly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between utterly and totally ?
A: They’re both used more in negative contexts. Like “that was utterly/totally unacceptable”. Utterly may be a little less formal and a bit more aggressive but they mean the same things. If you told me something is utterly unacceptable then I’d think it’s even more unacceptable than if you’d said totally unacceptable. But maybe that’s just me.
Q: What is the difference between utterly and completely ?
A: Their meaning is pretty much the same, although we use "completely" more often in everyday speech, making "utterly" sound a little more emphatic when it's used.
Q: What is the difference between utterly and completely ?
A: Utterly is used in a more dramatic, emotional way.

"He is utterly useless"

"you are utterly disgusting"

but also nice ones:

"he left me utterly speechless, I love him so much"

"the view of the ocean was utterly beautiful"


whereas 'Completely' is quite neutral,

"The date was completely amazing, he is such a gentleman"

"I think I completely messed up that exam"

"I'm completely in love with you"

"The house was completely empty"

"I should recover from my injury completely"

As a general rule "Completely" is much more versatile :) Utterly is used for only certain phrases.
You cannot say "I will recover utterly" for example.
Use utterly only at times where emotions are involved, usually strong ones.

:) Hope that helps!
Q: What is the difference between utterly and completely ?
A: They mean the same thing and sometimes one can use them together "I am completely and utterly tired"
Q: What is the difference between utterly and completely ?
A: ちょっとヌアンスがありますよ。utterly is stronger meaning of completeness than "completely". when you use "utterly" it carries the nuance of absolute or definite. 例えば、「She was utterly devestated when her car was stolen.」The feeling of devastation is stronger in this sentence than compared to 「She was completely devastated when her car was stolen.」

Also, "utterly" is used more with negative situations while "completely" can be used for both negative and positive situations.

However, although "utterly" is more often used for negative situations, it can be used for positive situation from time to time. For example, "They were utterly filled with with joy when their child was born."

Translations of "Utterly"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? utterly
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I utterly convince..
A: Another word for utterly could be totally. “I’m totally convinced”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? utterly
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Other questions about "Utterly"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce 'utterly' .
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So utterly unchangingly.
A: Thanks pal!
Q: 1) utterly
2) particularly
3) fairly
4) pretty
5) completely
6) totally
7) absolutely
8) quite
9) really does this sound natural?
A: 5. should be extremely

The rest are correct.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce utterly.
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