achingly
adverb Date: 1845 1. in an aching manner <
achingly sad songs
>
2. extremely, exceedingly <
achingly complicated
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • achingly — [[t]e͟ɪkɪŋli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV adj/adv (emphasis) You can use achingly for emphasis when you are referring to things that create feelings of wanting something very much, but of not being able to have it. [WRITTEN] ...three achingly beautiful… …   English dictionary

  • achingly — adv. Achingly is used with these adjectives: ↑beautiful, ↑tender …   Collocations dictionary

  • Achingly — Aching Ach ing, a. That aches; continuously painful. See {Ache}. {Ach ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] The aching heart, the aching head. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • achingly — See aching. * * * …   Universalium

  • achingly — adverb In an aching manner; sorely. See Also: ache …   Wiktionary

  • achingly — adv. painfully, hurtfully, sorely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • achingly — ach·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • achingly — adverb see aching …   Useful english dictionary

  • aching — achingly, adv. /ay king/, adj. 1. causing physical pain or distress: treatment for an aching back. 2. full of or precipitating nostalgia, grief, loneliness, etc. [1200 1250; ME; see ACHE, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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