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sorely

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adverb sore·ly \ˈsȯr-lē\

Simple Definition of sorely

  • : very much

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sorely

  1. 1 :  in a sore manner :  painfully

  2. 2 :  very, extremely <sorely needed changes>

Examples of sorely in a sentence

  1. You will be sorely missed.

  2. She provided some sorely needed help.

  3. The house is sorely in need of paint.

  4. He is sorely lacking in social skills.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of sorely

before 12th century



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