painfully


painfully
adverb
1. unpleasantly (Freq. 6)
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his ignorance was painfully obvious

Syn: ↑distressingly
Derived from adjective: ↑distressing (for: ↑distressingly), ↑painful
2. in or as if in pain (Freq. 2)
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she moved painfully forward

-

sorely wounded

Syn: ↑sorely
Ant: ↑painlessly
Derived from adjective: ↑sore (for: ↑sorely), ↑painful

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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