Badly Meaning

There are 10 meaning(s) for word Badly

Meaning 1 : in a disobedient or naughty way

    Example : he behaved badly in school

    Synonyms : mischievously,  naughtily
Meaning 2 : with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')

    Example : the injury hurt badly,the buildings were badly shaken

    Synonyms : bad
Meaning 3 : (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well

    Example : the car runs badly,he performed badly on the exam

    Synonyms : ill,  poorly
Meaning 4 : unfavorably or with disapproval

    Example : thought badly of him for his lack of concern

    Synonyms : ill
Meaning 5 : in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage

    Example : the venture turned out badly for the investors

    Synonyms : disadvantageously
Meaning 6 : to a severe or serious degree

    Example : fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated,badly injured

    Synonyms : gravely,  seriously,  severely
Meaning 7 : very much; strongly

    Example : I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it,the cables had sagged badly,they were badly in need of help

    Synonyms : bad
Meaning 8 : without skill or in a displeasing manner

    Example : she writes badly,I think he paints very badly

Meaning 9 : with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display

    Example : they took their defeat badly,took her father's death badly,conducted himself very badly at the time of the earthquake

Meaning 10 : evilly or wickedly

    Example : treated his parents badly,to steal is to act badly

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