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Ways of emphasizing how bad something is

utterly

adverb

completely: often used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is

sadly

adverb

used for showing that you think something is bad or wrong

hopelessly

adverb

used for emphasizing how extreme or bad something is

utter

adjective

complete: often used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is

downright

adjective

complete: used for emphasizing how bad something is

thorough

adjective

complete: used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is

unmitigated

adjective

used for emphasizing how bad or how unpleasant something is

unspeakable

adjective

used for emphasizing how bad something is and how much it upsets you

sorry

adjective

used for emphasizing how bad, stupid, or embarrassing something is

excruciating

adjective

used for emphasizing how bad something is

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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