Synonyms of hardly in English:

hardly


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adverb

1‘we hardly know each other’

SYNONYMS
scarcely, barely, only just, not much, faintly, narrowly, slightly, rarely, little
by a very small margin, by the narrowest of margins, by the skin of one's teeth, by a hair's breadth, by a nose
almost not, not quite
informal by a whisker
ANTONYMS

fully

2‘she could hardly sit up straight’

SYNONYMS
only with difficulty, barely, scarcely, only with effort, only just, almost not
British informal at a push
ANTONYMS

easily