HyperDic: poorly

English > 2 senses of the word poorly:
ADVERBallpoorly, ill, badly('ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner
ADJECTIVEallpoorly, ailing, indisposed, peaked, sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedysomewhat ill or prone to illness
poorly > pronunciation
Soundspuh'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > poorly: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSomewhat ill or prone to illness.
Example "feeling poorly"
Synonymsailing, indisposed, peaked, sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy
Broaderill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
Spanishachacoso, enfermizo, enfermo, malo
Catalanmalalt
English > poorly: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaning('ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well.
Example "the team played poorly"
Synonymsill, badly
Oppositewell, good(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory / satisfactory manner or to a high standard ('good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for 'well')
Usage ofcombining formA bound form used only in compounds
Spanishdesafortunadamente, desdichadamente, desgraciadamente, lamentablemente, lastimeramente, lastimosamente, mal, miserablemente, patéticamente, pobremente
Catalanmalament, mal
Adjectivespoordeserving or inciting pity

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