What is another word for sorely?

Pronunciation: [sˈɔːli] (IPA)

When looking for synonyms for the word "sorely", one can consider a variety of options that convey a different level of intensity. For example, "severely" may suggest a more extreme situation, while "greatly" or "deeply" can indicate a sense of emotional pain. "Acutely" suggests a sharp and intense physical discomfort, while "terribly" implies a sense of misery or suffering. "Hugely" or "immensely" provide emphasis to the magnitude of the pain or difficulty experienced, while "intensely" highlights the severity of the situation. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the connotation and context of the sentence or phrase in which it is used.

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What are the opposite words for sorely?

Sorely is an adverb that means extremely, greatly, or severely. Some antonyms for sorely would be mildly, moderately, adequately, satisfactorily, and sufficiently. If we are talking about physical pain, the antonyms could be ease, comfort, and relief. In an emotional context, the antonyms might be joyfully, happily, contentedly, peacefully, and pleasantly. The opposite of sorely depends on the context in which it is being used. If something is sorely lacking, the opposite could be abundant, plentiful, adequate, or sufficient. Antonyms are useful in writing and conversation to provide a more precise meaning and to add variety to language.

Usage examples for Sorely

But she was sorely disappointed in Muriel.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
It was one of the last positions he would have selected; and yet he had confessed to his own heart that, though he 'd not like to marry her himself, he 'd be sorely tempted to shoot any man who made her his wife.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
In truth, had he been called upon for an opinion, it would have sorely puzzled him what to say.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Sorely

  • Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience.
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    James A. Baldwin
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  • The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility; it is during times of tension, turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested.
    Michael M. Honda

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