What does the word utter mean?

Usage examples for utter

  1. And surely the Maid did grow utter weak and weary; for she was not come proper unto her strength; yet did she make no odd saying to tell me of this thing. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  2. I don't believe I could utter one of the old sounds if I tried. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  3. Twice it was an utter failure and had to be re- melted and worked all over again. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey