- Miserably Mis"er*a*bly, adv.
In a miserable; unhappily; calamitously; wretchedly; meanly.
They were miserably entertained. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]
The fifth was miserably stabbed to death. --South. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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miserably — (adv.) c.1400; see MISERABLE (Cf. miserable) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
miserably — adv. Miserably is used with these verbs: ↑fail, ↑mutter, ↑nod, ↑say, ↑shake, ↑think … Collocations dictionary
miserably — miserable ► ADJECTIVE 1) wretchedly unhappy or depressed. 2) causing unhappiness or discomfort. 3) morose and humourless. 4) pitiably small or inadequate. 5) Austral./NZ & Scottish miserly. DERIVATIVES miserableness noun … English terms dictionary
miserably — adverb in a miserable manner (Freq. 1) I bit my lip miserably and nodded • Derived from adjective: ↑miserable … Useful english dictionary
miserably — adverb see miserable … New Collegiate Dictionary
miserably — See miserableness. * * * … Universalium
miserably — adverb In a miserable manner … Wiktionary
miserably — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, abominably, agonizingly, arrantly, atrociously, awfully, baldly, balefully, basely, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, confoundedly, contemptibly, cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, despicably, deucedly,… … Moby Thesaurus
miserably — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. poorly, unsatisfactorily, imperfectly; see badly 1 , inadequately … English dictionary for students
miserably — mÉªzrÉ™blÉª adv. without pleasure or happiness, wretchedly, poorly … English contemporary dictionary