miserably Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"miserably" in British English

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miserablyadverb

uk   /ˈmɪz.ər.ə.bli/  us   /-ɚ-/

miserably adverb (UNHAPPILY)

feeling or ​showingunhappiness: "It's no use - I can't do it," she said miserably. While the other ​kidsplayed, we ​stared miserably out of the ​window. in a way that is very ​unpleasant and makes you ​unhappy: It's been miserably ​wet (= ​raining a lot) all ​week.

miserably adverb (LOW VALUE)

having little ​value, in a way that is ​disappointing: to fail miserably (= ​completelyfail) miserably ​lowwages
(Definition of miserably from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"miserably" in American English

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miserablyadverb

 us   /ˈmɪz·ər·ə·bli/

miserably adverb (WITH LOW VALUE)

in a way that ​bringscompletelybadresults: Our ​leaders have ​failed miserably (= ​completelyfailed).

miserably adverb (UNHAPPILY)

very unhappily: She groaned miserably and ​trembled with ​anger.
(Definition of miserably from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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