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Definitions for painfully
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. painfully, distressinglyadverb

    unpleasantly

    "his ignorance was painfully obvious"

  2. painfully, sorelyadverb

    in or as if in pain

    "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"

Wiktionary

  1. painfullyadverb

    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. John Oliver:

    Here's the thing about that, it is not only in the Panhandle where you can get away with that statement, you can now get away with this all over the country and, as he just made painfully clear, in any room the actual president is in, which is absolutely appalling. And that is something we can not afford to get numb to. Because if that ever even a moment feels like it's become normal, we are completely f *** ed.

  2. Stephen Innes:

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

  3. Premier Rachel Notley:

    They will advise us on identifying, promoting and developing a means of growth beyond energy, because the consequences of relying too much on just oil have become painfully clear.

  4. Michael Vidler:

    Excessive force was used and he was assaulted while he was on the ground, police kicked and punched him and effectively sexually assaulted him -- his private parts were grabbed repeatedly and painfully. We're considering our next steps and will decide over the next few days how to proceed.

  5. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa:

    We have to be loyal to the commitments we have adopted, especially the ones that are part of our foreign policy, such as the European Union, without rigor and financial transparency the risk of returning to crises is painfully larger.

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