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English definition of “miserably”

miserably

adverb     /ˈmɪzərəbli/
DISAPPOINTING in a way that causes disappointment or suffering: miserably low wages Every job application that I've made has failed miserably (= has been extremely unsuccessful).Disappointing yourself and others
SAD in a very unhappy way: "I feel so ill," said Rachel miserably.Feeling sad and unhappy
(Definition of miserably adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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