crushingly
adverb see crush I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crushingly — adverb in a crushing manner the team was crushingly defeated • Derived from adjective: ↑crushing …   Useful english dictionary

  • crushingly — adverb a) So as to defeat overwhelmingly. b) So as to belittle; disheartening …   Wiktionary

  • crushingly — crush·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • crushing — crush|ing [ˈkrʌʃıŋ] adj [usually before noun] 1.) very hard to deal with, and making you lose hope and confidence ▪ The Eighth Army had suffered a crushing defeat . ▪ Failing his final exams was a crushing blow (=made him lose hope and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crushing — adjective 1 very hard to deal with, and making you lose hope and confidence: the crushing burden of debt | crushing blow (=something that makes you lose hope and confidence): Failing his final exams was a crushing blow. | crushing defeat: his… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crush — I. verb Etymology: Middle English crusshen, from Anglo French croissir, croistre, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Low German krossen to crush Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to squeeze or force by pressure so as to alter or destroy… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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