What does poorly mean?

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, seedy(adverb)

    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, poorly(adverb)

    (`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. poorly(Adverb)

    in a poor manner

  2. poorly(Adjective)

    ill, unwell, sick

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poorly(adverb)

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

  2. Poorly(adverb)

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

  3. Poorly(adverb)

    meanly; without spirit

  4. Poorly(adverb)

    without skill or merit; as, he performs poorly

  5. Poorly(adj)

    somewhat ill; indisposed; not in health

How to pronounce poorly ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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How to say poorly in sign language?

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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. Stephen Read:

    He did very poorly.

  2. Donald Trump:

    He's way down in the polls, he's doing very poorly.

  3. John Kelly:

    It was really traumatic, trying and poorly executed.

  4. Daniel Barenboim:

    Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.

  5. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.

Images & Illustrations of poorly

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