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Synonyms for badly

to a severe or serious degree

('ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner

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in a disobedient or naughty way

with great intensity ('bad' is a nonstandard variant for 'badly')

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very much

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without skill or in a displeasing manner

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in a disadvantageous way

unfavorably or with disapproval

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with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display

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I think stations like this are badly needed to balance out the bias from broadcasters like the BBC, with a left wing stance.
Upper receiver: Cracked or badly dented; locking lugs chipped
The remains were so badly decomposed the man hasn't yet been identified.
The production of salt was badly hit by the floods of 1998 and again in 2003.
D G Khan and Ranajpur in Punjab, while Naseerabad and Jaffarabad in Balochistan have been badly affected by the ongoing heavy rain.
The research commissioned by the think tank Policy Exchange comes as the current crop of main party leaders struggle to win favour in the North - with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suffering particularly badly.
The unit, which catered for children too badly behaved to be at school, is in special measures.
When people were asked about their impressions of how the war was going, 68 percent thought the fighting was going "somewhat badly" or "very badly," compared with 42 percent who had those impressions in November.
The men and their woman driver escaped injury but were badly shaken.
Gibson has a badly bruised ankle as a result of the red-card tackle he endured from Port Talbot's Chris Hartland in Sunday's 0-0 draw at the GenQuip Stadium.
It's sensible to say that you do have a choice here, this repression, if you opt for that, that will end badly for Egypt, badly for the world.
He was badly outpaced at Southwell last time over five furlongs and I don't think he enjoyed the surface.
THE majestic and renowned singer-songwriter BADLY DRAWN BOY is set to play a Teesside date later this year.
By: JAVAID-UR-RAHMAN ISLAMABAD, August 8 (THE NATION): Apart from killing hundreds of people and displacing not less than millions, the unprecedented flash floods in the country have badly affected standing cotton crops that play important role in the countrys overall export.
loss but badly disrupting the railway traffic, said police.