HyperDic: painfully

English > 2 senses of the word painfully:
ADVERBallpainfully, distressinglyunpleasantly
allpainfully, sorelyin or as if in pain
painfully > pronunciation
Soundspey'nfahliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > painfully: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningunpleasantly.
Example"his ignorance was painfully obvious"
Synonymdistressingly
Spanishdesagradablemente, dolorosamente
Catalandolorosament
Adjectivespainfulexceptionally bad or displeasing
English > painfully: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn or as if in pain.
Example"she moved painfully forward"
Synonymsorely
OppositepainlesslyWithout pain
Spanishdolorosamente
Catalandolorosament
Adjectivespainfulcausing physical or psychological pain

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