Moderately vs Utterly - What's the difference?

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As adverbs the difference between moderately and utterly

is that moderately is in a moderate manner while utterly is completely, entirely, to the fullest extent.

moderately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a moderate manner.
  • During the debate, they disagreed plainly, but moderately .
  • To a moderate extent or degree.
  • They were at least moderately happy with their bonuses.

    utterly

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • completely, entirely, to the fullest extent
  • Well now we are utterly lost.
    I have failed you utterly .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 10 , author=Jeremy Wilson , title= England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report , work=Telegraph citation , page= , passage=An utterly' emphatic 5-0 victory was ultimately capped by two wonder strikes in the last two minutes from Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner. Before that, England had ' utterly dominated to take another purposeful stride towards the 2013 European Championship in Israel. They have already established a five-point buffer at the top of Group Eight. }}

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