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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • I couldn’t indeed—so utterly alone as I should have been in future.
  • Yes, I had utterly forgotten.

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  • —Oh, I intended you to lead such an utterly different life, dear—!
  • So utterly ludicrous!
  • But is it so utterly irretrievable?
  • I have destroyed it none the less—utterly destroyed it, Hedda!
  • And I have lost the child—utterly lost it.

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  • She suffered utter devastation when her child died in the accident.
  • The company is in danger of utter collapse.

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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
as in: utter a complaint Define
say something aloud
as in: utter a sound Define
make a sound with the voice
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