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Synonyms for painfully

Synonyms for painfully


in or as if in pain



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But I am still here, all here," the hand scrawled more slowly and painfully than ever.
I thought of the Time Traveller limping painfully upstairs.
All night he lay there, alternately unconscious and painfully sentient; and in the latter state watching with savage hatred the lurid flames which still rose from burning crib and hay cock.
So hard was he flung down the last time that his side smashed painfully against the rail, and Van Horn cried out:
Could racks or wheels kill me so painfully as Sophia's--I cannot bear the dreadful sound.
This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it.
While we were lying there against the warm bank, a little insect of the palest, frailest green hopped painfully out of the buffalo grass and tried to leap into a bunch of bluestem.
This was especially to be remarked if any one attempted to impose upon, or domineer over, his favourite: he was painfully jealous lest a word should be spoken amiss to him; seeming to have got into his head the notion that, because he liked Heathcliff, all hated, and longed to do him an ill-turn.
Suddenly the puma howled again, this time more painfully.
I'm painfully aware that I had to dilute my shareholders very significantly.
Filmed in an East End boozer, this was painfully tedious - while, occasionally, it seemed painfully staged.
The situation is better than it was but progress has been painfully slow.
He told People magazine that he was "never high at work" but was "painfully, painfully hung over".