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Synonyms for poorly
ˈpʊər lipoor·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedyadverb

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

    Antonyms:
    well

  2. ill, badly, poorlyadverb

    (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well

    "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"

    Synonyms:
    mischievously, badly, severely, bad, disadvantageously, ill, gravely, naughtily, seriously

    Antonyms:
    well

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#50388inadequately
#53249insufficiently
#154702mischievously

How to use poorly in a sentence?

  1. Nigel Sizer:

    There has been a lot of analysis and satellite data that shows there is so much land already cleared - a lot abandoned or very poorly used and managed that we could use to grow food on, we don't need to be clearing new forests to do this in Brazil.

  2. Chad Wolf:

    The report that you reference was at the end of the day a very poorly written report, when I talked to career officials in IA, in the office that produced the report, they also had questions about it. They're hard at work on rewriting that report, putting it in some better context and I hope to see that report out soon.

  3. Jeff Brickman:

    [Autry] is being made the lone target for the poorly designed and implemented search and seizure policies of her prior department and a since disbanded drug task force.

  4. Paul Olsen:

    This a remarkable find providing unprecedented detail for a previously poorly understood phase of feather evolution.

  5. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.

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