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He hardly spoke except to say hello.
Alice was so busy she hardly noticed the days pass by.
We could hardly afford to pay the rent.
The countryside around Stowe has hardly changed at all.
It's hardly surprising that people are starting to complain.
David's almost twenty-four – hardly a child.
This is hardly the time to start discussing finances.
You can hardly expect Myra to welcome you back after the way you've treated her.
This is the British English definition of hardly. View American English definition of hardly.