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Meaning of PAINFULLY

Pronunciation:  'peynfullee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  unpleasantly; "his ignorance was painfully obvious"
  2. [adv]  in or as if in pain; "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"

PAINFULLY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: distressingly, sorely
 Antonyms: painlessly



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