adverb see miserable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Miserably — Mis er*a*bly, adv. In a miserable; unhappily; calamitously; wretchedly; meanly. [1913 Webster] They were miserably entertained. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] The fifth was miserably stabbed to death. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • miserably — (adv.) c.1400; see MISERABLE (Cf. miserable) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • miserably — adv. Miserably is used with these verbs: ↑fail, ↑mutter, ↑nod, ↑say, ↑shake, ↑think …   Collocations dictionary

  • miserably — miserable ► ADJECTIVE 1) wretchedly unhappy or depressed. 2) causing unhappiness or discomfort. 3) morose and humourless. 4) pitiably small or inadequate. 5) Austral./NZ & Scottish miserly. DERIVATIVES miserableness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • miserably — adverb in a miserable manner (Freq. 1) I bit my lip miserably and nodded • Derived from adjective: ↑miserable …   Useful english dictionary

  • miserably — See miserableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • miserably — adverb In a miserable manner …   Wiktionary

  • miserably — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, abominably, agonizingly, arrantly, atrociously, awfully, baldly, balefully, basely, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, confoundedly, contemptibly, cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, despicably, deucedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miserably — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. poorly, unsatisfactorily, imperfectly; see badly 1 , inadequately …   English dictionary for students

  • miserably — mɪzrÉ™blɪ adv. without pleasure or happiness, wretchedly, poorly …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”