Associations to the word «Painfully»


PAINFULLY, adverb. In a painful manner; as if in pain.

Dictionary definition

PAINFULLY, adverb. Unpleasantly; "his ignorance was painfully obvious".
PAINFULLY, adverb. In or as if in pain; "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded".

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