Worse than average or the value under the avarage level.
Teachers and parents should pay more attention to below average children.
It means an extremely and unpleasant cold.
Winters in Washington tend to be bitterly cold.
It was bitterly cold outside last night.
A person or an organization that sells military weapons.
He wishes to become a leading international arms dealer.
The suspected arms dealers were arrested in Florida.
A seat in a plain or train which is next to an aisle.
Would you like an aisle seat or a window seat?
A very large amount, exceedingly great. It is often used as "an awful lot of", similar to "a lot of" but it expresses "a huge amount" or "exceeding amount".
His wife has spent an awful lot of money on clothes these days.He is a famous lawyer. He gets an awful lot of clients.
All the time or from the very beginning.
I think she's been cheating us all along.
He realized it was in his pocket all along.
He knew all along that it wasn't her real name.
The chemically active part of a drug, medicine or pesticide that makes it work.
Do you know what the active ingredient in aspirin is?
It is an adjective that means "completely, absolutely".
He looked utterly ridiculous when he dressed like a teenager.
It is utterly impossible to dig since the ground is frozen hard.
That clock is utterly wrong - it's 10.30, not 4.30.
She has been utterly alone since her husband died.
She is utterly convinced of her husband's innocence.
He was utterly devastated when the doctor told him the news.
She is utterly miserable living on her own.