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
Aggressive solutions to stop the opioid epidemic, one of the deadliest public health crises of our generation, are sorely needed.
He will be sorely missed by all those who knew and loved him.
As Inquirer music critic Dan DeLuca wrote last year, Philly’s Fourth of July party been missing the group sorely ever since.
He will be sorely missed and forever be in our hearts.
The Queen's 96-year-old husband is usually active in public life, so his presence from the Easter church service is sorely missed.
There's also that moment in which characters recreate The Shining within the Oasis, which sorely stands out for two reasons.
He was sorely missed during the bullpen's disastrous April.
This handler, whose name is Fuches, is a father figure for a character sorely in need of parenting.
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First Known Use of sorely
before 12th century
achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, real, really, right, roaring, seriously, severely, so, sore, spanking, specially, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, uncommonly, vastly, very, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildly;
a lot, as all get-out, good and;
SORELY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sorely for English Language Learners
: very much
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