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120 Common French Adverbs to Add to Your Vocabulary

Adverbs play a vital role in sentences. It modifies verbs and adjectives and adds the necessary detail to help you fully understand a certain conversation point.

If you need a bit more of background on French adverbs, head over to this Simple Guide to French Adverbs to review what adverbs are, the different types, how they are formed, and their placement in a sentence.

Here in this article, I prepared a list of some of the most common French adverbs that you can make use of to add color to your speech.

Here's the list! 

 French AdverbsEnglish Translation
1absolumentabsolutely
2actuellementcurrently
3ailleurselsewhere
4alorsso
5ainsithus; so
6aprèsafter
7assezquite, fairly
8aujourd'huitoday
9aussias; as well
10aussitôtimmediately
11autantas much
12autrefoisin the old days
13autrementdifferently
14autouraround
15avantbefore
16avant-hieron the day before yesterday
17avecwith
18beaucoupa lot
19baslow
20bienwell
21bientôtsoon
22brusquementabruptly
23cependantnonetheless
24certesadmittedly
25certainementcertainly
26cihere
27combienhow much/many
28commeas
29commenthow
30complètementcompletely
31d'abordfirst
32davantagemore
33deboutstanding
34dehorsoutside
35déjàalready
36delàbeyond
37demaintomorrow
38depuissince
39dernièrementlately
40désormaisfrom now on, henceforth
41dessuson top of
42devantin front of
43doucementsoftly
44égalementas well/equally
45encoreagain/still
46enfinfinally; eventually
47ensembletogether
48ensuitenext, then
49énormémentenormously
50environabout
51facilementeasily
52franchementfrankly
53gentimentkindly
54guèrehardly
55hauthigh
56heureusementfortunately
57hieryesterday
58icihere
59immédiatementimmediately
60jamaisnever
61there
62là-basover there
63là-dedansin here, in there
64là-dessuson here; on there
65largementgreatly; well
66légèrementlightly; slightly
67lentementslowly
68loinfar
69longtempsfor a long time
70lorswhen
71lors deduring
72maintenantnow
73malpoorly; badly
74mêmeeven
75moinsless
76mieuxbetter
77naturellementnaturally
78nenot
79nonno; not
80ouiyes
81parfoissometimes
82partouteverywhere
83pasnot
84parfaitementperfectly
85peufew, little
86peut-êtreperhaps
87plutôtrather
88plusmore, ___-er
89pointhardly any; almost no
90pourquoiwhy
91pourtantyet
92précédemmentpreviously
93précisémentprecisely
94premièrementfirstly
95prèsnear
96presquenearly
97profondémentprofoundly
98puisthen
99quelquesome
100quelque partsomewhere
101rapidementrapidly
102rarementrarely
103seulementonly
104sérieusementseriously
105simplementsimply
106sias/so
107soudainsuddenly
108souventoften
109surtoutespecially
110tantso much
111tantôtsometimes
112tardlate
113tellementso (much)
114tôtearly
115toujoursalways
116toutall
117trèsvery
118troptoo much
119vitequickly
120vraimentreally

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