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Princeton's WordNet

  1. miserablyadverb

    in a miserable manner

    "I bit my lip miserably and nodded"


  1. miserablyadverb

    In a miserable manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Miserablyadverb

    Etymology: from miserable.

    Of the five employed by him, two of them quarrelled, one of which was slain, and the other hanged for it; the third drowned himself; the fourth, though rich, came to beg his bread; and the fifth was miserably stabbed to death. South.

    As the love I bear you makes me thus invite you, so the same love makes me ashamed to bring you to a place, where you shall be so, not spoken by ceremony but by truth, miserably entertained. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Miserablyadverb

    in a miserable; unhappily; calamitously; wretchedly; meanly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miserably in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miserably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of miserably in a Sentence

  1. Homer Simpson:

    You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.

  2. Freedom Partners:

    The goal of our criminal justice system at all times is to keep us safer and give us second chances, i think our system has miserably failed us in the last 30-40 years.

  3. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin:

    That's why I will work with you to craft the right bill that thoughtfully and carefully eliminates the era of prohibition that is currently failing us so miserably.

  4. Brad Raffensperger:

    When it came to actually present evidence to support their ridiculous talking points in court, President Biden’s The DOJ and their liberal allies failed miserably, that’s because the common sense election reforms in Georgia’s Election Integrity Act, like photo-ID for all forms of voting, make sense.' Raffensperger continued.

  5. Attorney General Bill Schuette:

    Many things went tragically wrong in Flint, and both criminal conduct and civil conduct caused harm to the families of Flint and to the taxpayers of Michigan, in Flint, Veolia and LAN were hired to do a job and failed miserably, basically botched it. They didn't stop the water in Flint from being poisoned. They made it worse.

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