Examples of sorely in a Sentence
You will be sorely missed.
She provided some sorely needed help.
The house is sorely in need of paint.
He is sorely lacking in social skills.
Recent Examples of sorely from the Web
The film also included a young and shirtless Taylor Kitsch (whose Friday Night Lights career was just taking off around the same time) and this magnificent line from Sam Jackson, whose signature Kangol hat was sorely missed from the movie: 3.
Polak's ability to get forward and connect Cincinnati's lines was sorely missed last week.
At his new radio home, Sirten asked to spin a weekday program off from his weekend show, proposing that a show reminiscent of 92ZEW could fill the void sorely missed by devoted fans of his former station.
The egalitarian, utilitarian beauty of the People’s Pub, along with its deep-fried pickles, will be sorely missed.
The concept has real merit, but unfortunately the execution is sorely lacking.
One defied repeated attempts to receive grafts from an existing avocado variety, bore no fruit and sorely tempted Hass to cut it down.
Running parallel to Little Ethiopia, CBS Studios, the Grove, and moving north to West Hollywood, the streetcar would serve a dense area sorely missing rail service.
As mentioned previously, amenities at the stations are sorely lacking.
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First Known Use of sorely
before 12th century
Synonymsagonizingly, bitterly, dolefully, dolorously, grievously, hardly, inconsolably, lugubriously, mournfully, painfully, plaintively, regretfully, resentfully, ruefully, sadly, hard, sorrowfully, unhappily, wailfully, woefully, wretchedly
Antonymsblissfully, gladly, happily, joyfully, joyously
Related Wordsabjectly, cheerlessly, crestfallenly, dejectedly, despairingly, despondently, disconsolately, dispiritedly, downheartedly, low-spiritedly; blackly, darkly, dismally, distressfully, distressingly, dourly, drearily, forlornly, gloomily, glumly, joylessly, mirthlessly, miserably, morosely, pessimistically, somberly, sullenly; acutely, harshly, keenly, piercingly, poignantly, severely, sharply; cruelly, hurtfully, ill, rancorously
Near Antonymscheerfully, cheerily, delightedly, gaily (also gayly), gleefully, good-naturedly, lightheartedly, merrily, mirthfully, rejoicingly, sunnily; blithely, blithesomely, calmly, casually, dispassionately, easily, impassively, indifferently, lightly, nonchalantly, stoically, unconcernedly; favorably, well
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Definition of sorely for English Language Learners
: very much
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