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Definitions for poorly
ˈpʊər lipoor·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedyadverb

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

  2. ill, badly, poorlyadverb

    (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well

    "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"

Wiktionary

  1. poorlyadverb

    in a poor manner

  2. poorlyadjective

    ill, unwell, sick

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poorlyadverb

    in a poor manner or condition; without plenty, or sufficiency, or suitable provision for comfort; as, to live poorly

  2. Poorlyadverb

    with little or no success; indifferently; with little profit or advantage; as, to do poorly in business

  3. Poorlyadverb

    meanly; without spirit

  4. Poorlyadverb

    without skill or merit; as, he performs poorly

  5. Poorlyadjective

    somewhat ill; indisposed; not in health

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poorly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poorly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of poorly in a Sentence

  1. William Westlake:

    There's rising inequality. People are treated poorly at their workplaces, i don't think that Starbucks can turn back the tide of organizing.

  2. Daniel Wann:

    So much of your identity gets wrapped up in the team, when the team does well or poorly... it's as if you were one of the competitors, so you feel their successes as your own, because in a way, it is.

  3. Fiston Kamango:

    Imagine, a doctor leaves home in the U.S. or elsewhere to come sleep in a tent to help save us from this scourge of Ebola and yet poorly educated young people want to attack him. ... It is very deplorable.

  4. Tessa Dare:

    Sexism, society is primed to view anything produced by women for women as lesser, and there's always been an assumption that romance is frivolous, poorly written, and holds little appeal for men. Bridgerton's success is proving all those assumptions false.

  5. Comptroller Scott Stringer:

    New York City Bike Share's management of Citi Bike left too many New Yorkers in the lurch, while Citi Bike has become part of our urban landscape, auditors found that the bike sharing program's spotty maintenance, poorly-cleaned bikes and substandard docking stations inconvenienced riders and discouraged growth in the system.

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