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    English Adverbs Dictionary

    English Adverbs Dictionary

    Traditional grammars define adverbs as “words that describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and clauses.” The following dictionary lists common adverbs of the English language.

    A

    • abnormally
    • aboard
    • about
    • abroad
    • absentmindedly
    • absolutely
    • abundantly
    • accidentally
    • accordingly
    • actively
    • actually
    • acutely
    • additionally
    • admiringly
    • adventurously
    • affectionately
    • affirmatively
    • after
    • afterwards
    • again
    • agreeably
    • almost
    • already
    • always
    • amazingly
    • angrily
    • annoyingly
    • annually
    • anxiously
    • anyhow
    • anyway
    • appreciably
    • appropriately
    • around
    • arrogantly
    • aside
    • assuredly
    • astonishingly
    • away
    • awfully
    • awkwardly

    B

    • badly
    • barely
    • bashfully
    • beautifully
    • before
    • begrudgingly
    • believably
    • besides
    • bewilderedly
    • bewilderingly
    • bitterly
    • bleakly
    • blindly
    • blissfully
    • boastfully
    • boldly
    • boyishly
    • bravely
    • briefly
    • brightly
    • brilliantly
    • briskly
    • broadly
    • brutally
    • busily

    C

    • calmly
    • candidly
    • carefully
    • carelessly
    • casually
    • cautiously
    • certainly
    • charmingly
    • cheerfully
    • chiefly
    • childishly
    • cleanly
    • clearly
    • cleverly
    • closely
    • cloudily
    • clumsily
    • coaxingly
    • coincidentally
    • coldly
    • colorfully
    • comfortably
    • commonly
    • compactly
    • comparatively
    • compassionately
    • completely
    • confusedly
    • consequently
    • considerably
    • considerately
    • consistently
    • constantly
    • continually
    • continuously
    • contrarily
    • coolly
    • correctly
    • courageously
    • conversely
    • covertly
    • crazily
    • crossly
    • cruelly
    • cunningly
    • curiously
    • currently
    • customarily
    • cutely

    D

    • daily
    • daintily
    • dangerously
    • daringly
    • darkly
    • dastardly
    • dearly
    • deceivingly
    • decently
    • deep
    • deeply
    • defiantly
    • deftly
    • deliberately
    • delicately
    • delightfully
    • densely
    • diagonally
    • differently
    • diligently
    • dimly
    • directly
    • disorderly
    • divisively
    • docilely
    • dopily
    • doubtfully
    • down
    • dramatically
    • dreamily

    E

    • eagerly
    • early
    • earnestly
    • easily
    • efficiently
    • effortlessly
    • elaborately
    • eloquently
    • elegantly
    • elsewhere
    • emotionally
    • endlessly
    • energetically
    • enjoyably
    • enormously
    • enough
    • enthusiastically
    • entirely
    • equally
    • especially
    • essentially
    • eternally
    • ethically
    • even
    • evenly
    • eventually
    • evermore
    • every
    • everywhere
    • evidently
    • evocatively
    • exactly
    • exceedingly
    • exceptionally
    • excitedly
    • exclusively
    • explicitly
    • expressly
    • extensively
    • externally
    • extra
    • extraordinarily
    • extremely

    F

    • fairly
    • faithfully
    • famously
    • far
    • fashionably
    • fast
    • fatally
    • favorably
    • ferociously
    • fervently
    • fiercely
    • fiery
    • finally
    • financially
    • finitely
    • fluently
    • fondly
    • foolishly
    • forever
    • formally
    • formerly
    • fortunately
    • forward
    • frankly
    • frantically
    • freely
    • frequently
    • frenetically
    • frightfully
    • fully
    • furiously
    • further
    • furthermore

    G

    • generally
    • generously
    • gently
    • genuinely
    • generally
    • generously
    • gently
    • genuinely
    • girlishly
    • gladly
    • gleefully
    • gracefully
    • graciously
    • gradually
    • gratefully
    • greatly
    • greedily
    • grimly
    • grudgingly

    H

    • habitually
    • half-heartedly
    • handily
    • handsomely
    • haphazardly
    • happily
    • hastily
    • harmoniously
    • harshly
    • hastily
    • hatefully
    • hauntingly
    • healthily
    • heartily
    • heavily
    • helpfully
    • helplessly
    • hence
    • henceforth
    • highly
    • hitherto
    • honestly
    • hopefully
    • hopelessly
    • horizontally
    • hourly
    • how
    • however
    • hugely
    • humorously
    • hungrily
    • hurriedly
    • hysterically

    I

    • icily
    • identifiably
    • idiotically
    • imaginatively
    • immeasurably
    • immediately
    • immensely
    • impatiently
    • impressively
    • inappropriately
    • incessantly
    • incorrectly
    • indeed
    • independently
    • indubitably
    • inevitably
    • infinitely
    • informally
    • infrequently
    • innocently
    • inquisitively
    • instantly
    • intelligently
    • intensely
    • intently
    • interestingly
    • intermittently
    • internally
    • invariably
    • invisibly
    • inwardly
    • ironically
    • irrefutably
    • irritably

    J

    • jaggedly
    • jauntily
    • jealously
    • jovially
    • joyfully
    • joylessly
    • joyously
    • jubilantly
    • judgmentally
    • just
    • justly

    K

    • keenly
    • kiddingly
    • kindheartedly
    • kindly
    • knavishly
    • knottily
    • knowingly
    • knowledgeably
    • kookily

    L

    • lastly
    • late
    • lately
    • later
    • lazily
    • less
    • lightly
    • likely
    • likewise
    • limply
    • lithely
    • lively
    • loftily
    • longingly
    • loosely
    • loudly
    • lovingly
    • loyally
    • luckily
    • luxuriously

    M

    • madly
    • magically
    • mainly
    • majestically
    • markedly
    • materially
    • meaningfully
    • meanly
    • meantime
    • meanwhile
    • measurably
    • mechanically
    • medically
    • menacingly
    • merely
    • merrily
    • methodically
    • mightily
    • miserably
    • mockingly
    • monthly
    • morally
    • more
    • moreover
    • mortally
    • most
    • mostly
    • much
    • mysteriously

    N

    • namely
    • nastily
    • naturally
    • naughtily
    • nearby
    • nearly
    • neatly
    • needily
    • needlessly
    • negatively
    • nervously
    • never
    • nevertheless
    • next
    • nicely
    • nightly
    • noisily
    • nonetheless
    • normally
    • nosily
    • not
    • notably
    • nowadays
    • numbly

    O

    • obediently
    • obligingly
    • obnoxiously
    • obviously
    • occasionally
    • oddly
    • offensively
    • officially
    • often
    • ominously
    • once
    • only
    • openly
    • optimistically
    • orderly
    • ordinarily
    • otherwise
    • outdoors
    • outrageously
    • outwardly
    • outwards
    • overconfidently
    • overseas

    P

    • painfully
    • painlessly
    • paradoxically
    • partially
    • particularly
    • passionately
    • patiently
    • perfectly
    • periodically
    • perpetually
    • persistently
    • personally
    • persuasively
    • physically
    • plainly
    • playfully
    • poetically
    • poignantly
    • politely
    • poorly
    • positively
    • possibly
    • potentially
    • powerfully
    • presently
    • presumably
    • prettily
    • previously
    • primly
    • principally
    • probably
    • promptly
    • properly
    • proudly
    • punctually
    • puzzlingly

    Q

    • quaintly
    • queasily
    • queerly
    • questionably
    • questioningly
    • quicker
    • quickly
    • quietly
    • quirkily
    • quite
    • quizzically

    R

    • randomly
    • rapidly
    • rarely
    • rather
    • readily
    • really
    • reasonably
    • reassuringly
    • recently
    • recklessly
    • regularly
    • reliably
    • reluctantly
    • remarkably
    • repeatedly
    • reproachfully
    • responsibly
    • resentfully
    • respectably
    • respectfully
    • restfully
    • richly
    • ridiculously
    • righteously
    • rightfully
    • rightly
    • rigidly
    • roughly
    • routinely
    • rudely
    • ruthlessly

    S

    • sadly
    • safely
    • scarcely
    • scarily
    • scientifically
    • searchingly
    • secretively
    • securely
    • sedately
    • seemingly
    • seldom
    • selfishly
    • selflessly
    • separately
    • seriously
    • shakily
    • shamelessly
    • sharply
    • sheepishly
    • shoddily
    • shortly
    • shrilly
    • shyly
    • significantly
    • silently
    • similarly
    • simply
    • sincerely
    • singularly
    • shyly
    • skillfully
    • sleepily
    • slightly
    • slowly
    • slyly
    • smoothly
    • so
    • softly
    • solely
    • solemnly
    • solidly
    • solicitously
    • somehow
    • sometimes
    • somewhat
    • somewhere
    • soon
    • specially
    • specifically
    • spectacularly
    • speedily
    • spiritually
    • splendidly
    • sporadically
    • spasmodically
    • startlingly
    • steadily
    • stealthily
    • sternly
    • still
    • strenuously
    • stressfully
    • strictly
    • structurally
    • studiously
    • stupidly
    • stylishly
    • subsequently
    • substantially
    • subtly
    • successfully
    • suddenly
    • sufficiently
    • suitably
    • superficially
    • supposedly
    • supremely
    • surely
    • surprisingly
    • suspiciously
    • sweetly
    • swiftly
    • sympathetically
    • systematically

    T

    • temporarily
    • tenderly
    • tensely
    • tepidly
    • terribly
    • thankfully
    • then
    • thereafter
    • therefore
    • thereby
    • thoroughly
    • thoughtfully
    • thus
    • tightly
    • today
    • together
    • tomorrow
    • too
    • totally
    • touchingly
    • tremendously
    • triumphantly
    • truly
    • truthfully
    • truthlessly
    • twice

    U

    • ultimately
    • unabashedly
    • unaccountably
    • unanimously
    • unbearably
    • unbelievably
    • undoubtedly
    • unemotionally
    • unethically
    • unexpectedly
    • unfailingly
    • unfavorably
    • unfortunately
    • uniformly
    • unilaterally
    • unimpressively
    • universally
    • unnaturally
    • unnecessarily
    • unquestionably
    • unwillingly
    • up
    • upbeat
    • unkindly
    • upliftingly
    • upright
    • unselfishly
    • upside-down
    • unskillfully
    • upward
    • upwardly
    • urgently
    • usefully
    • uselessly
    • usually
    • utterly

    V

    • vacantly
    • vaguely
    • vainly
    • valiantly
    • vastly
    • verbally
    • vertically
    • very
    • viciously
    • victoriously
    • vigilantly
    • vigorously
    • violently
    • visibly
    • visually
    • vivaciously
    • voluntarily

    W

    • warmly
    • weakly
    • wearily
    • weekly
    • well
    • wetly
    • whole-heartedly
    • wholly
    • wickedly
    • widely
    • wiggly
    • wildly
    • willfully
    • willingly
    • wisely
    • woefully
    • wonderfully
    • worriedly
    • worthily
    • wrongly

    X

    Y

    • yawningly
    • yearly
    • yearningly
    • yet
    • yieldingly
    • youthfully

    Z

    • zanily
    • zealously
    • zestfully
    • zestily

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