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Princeton's WordNet

  1. painfully, distressingly(adverb)

    unpleasantly

    "his ignorance was painfully obvious"

  2. painfully, sorely(adverb)

    in or as if in pain

    "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"

Wiktionary

  1. painfully(Adverb)

    In a painful manner; as if in pain.

    That was the most painfully sung rendition of "Fly Me to the Moon" that I've ever heard.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of painfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of painfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of painfully in a Sentence

  1. Manziel Erik Burkhardt:

    Though I will remain a friend and Johnny Manziel supporter, and Johnny Manziel knows that I have worked tirelessly to arrange a number of professional options for Johnny Manziel to continue to pursue, it has become painfully obvious that Johnny Manziel future rests solely in Johnny Manziel own hands.

  2. Edward Markey:

    This episode continues to make painfully clear that the Trump administration lacks a coherent, coordinated strategy for denuclearizing North Korea, addressing its other, troubling behaviors, and creating the lasting peace we all seek.

  3. Wilbur Ross:

    We're aware, painfully aware, that there are hardships inflicted on the individual workers.

  4. Robert F. Kennedy:

    Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    Gasoline consumption is painfully weak given U.S. consumers are in peak driving season.

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