What does sorely mean?

Definitions for sorely
ˈsɔr li, ˈsoʊr-sore·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorely(adverb)

    to a great degree

    "I missed him sorely"; "we were sorely taxed to keep up with them"

  2. painfully, sorely(adverb)

    in or as if in pain

    "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"


  1. sorely(Adverb)

    In a sore or desperate manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorely(adverb)

    in a sore manner; grievously; painfully; as, to be sorely afflicted

How to pronounce sorely?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sorely in a Sentence

  1. Rick Wiley:

    Governor Walker has demonstrated bold leadership, something that’s sorely lacking in Washington, D.C., this country needs leaders with records of accomplishment.

  2. Ken Cuccinelli:

    Isn't everybody always paranoid that this is used for ulterior purposes ? of course they're going to be sorely disappointed when The Washington Post just looks like another version of a civics exam. I mean that's pretty much how The Washington Post's going to look.

  3. Robbie Kass:

    Besides being an accomplished actor, was also a true gentleman and a scholar, as well as being an incredibly kind and decent man. He will be sorely missed, my friend Ed Herrmann was the kindest, classiest, most talented man. It was an honor and a joy to know him, a devastating blow to lose him.

  4. James Arthur Baldwin:

    Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need a sense of life's possibilities.

  5. Reince Priebus:

    Nancy Reagan embodied what it means to represent America as First Lady and her dignified and warm demeanor inspired America, mrs. Reagan will go down in history as a woman who left her own mark on the White House and our country. She was a longtime friend and supporter of many in our party, and will be sorely missed.

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