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?

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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. Cometan:

    Puzzled Peter ponders whilst prepping parsley and parsnips for people Peter poorly held preference.

  2. Solomon Hsiang:

    The guys that are at the top of the hill right now, places like the United States and China, they are going to start falling down the hill and performing poorly.

  3. Isaac Asimov:

    Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.

  4. Russell Ainsworth:

    What we did learn from the video is that officer appeared to be poorly trained, he put himself so close to Mr. Shaw that he escalated the situation.

  5. Jay Sekulow:

    What the court said that is that if legislation is written poorly, we can fix it, that’s very different from the traditional role of the court.

Images & Illustrations of poorly

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