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When I first got here, I felt very much alone.

When I first got here, I felt very alone.

When I first got here, I felt much alone.

Among the above three, the second sounds bad to me, but I need your advice. Thanks.
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Feebs11I agree with #1 and #2; I would also agree with #3, with the rider that it is an archaic form, but not impossible.
Thanks, my helpful friends.

Got it.

By the way, Feebs, what do you mean by "with the rider that?"
"with the/a rider" = with the/an additional factor/comment
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