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Meaning of word badly from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

badly   adverb

Meaning : To a severe or serious degree.

Example : Fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated.
Badly injured.
A severely impaired heart.
Is gravely ill.
Was seriously ill.

Synonyms : gravely, seriously, severely

गंभीरता के साथ।

प्रदूषण वातावरण को गंभीर रूप से प्रभावित करता है।
गंभीर रूप से, गम्भीर रूप से

बुरी तरह से।

लोगों ने उसे अनैसे पीटा।

Meaning : (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner. Not well.

Example : He was ill prepared.
It ill befits a man to betray old friends.
The car runs badly.
He performed badly on the exam.
The team played poorly.
Ill-fitting clothes.
An ill-conceived plan.

Synonyms : ill, poorly

(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well').

The children behaved well.
A task well done.
The party went well.
He slept well.
A well-argued thesis.
A well-seasoned dish.
A well-planned party.
The baby can walk pretty good.
good, well

Meaning : Evilly or wickedly.

Example : Treated his parents badly.
To steal is to act badly.

Meaning : In a disobedient or naughty way.

Example : He behaved badly in school.
He mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister.
Behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room.

Synonyms : mischievously, naughtily

Meaning : With great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly').

Example : The injury hurt badly.
The buildings were badly shaken.
It hurts bad.
We need water bad.

Synonyms : bad

Meaning : 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.
He wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it.

Synonyms : bad

Meaning : Without skill or in a displeasing manner.

Example : She writes badly.
I think he paints very badly.

बहुत ख़राब तरीक़े से।

हमारे खिलाड़ियों ने बहुत बुरा खेला इसलिए हम मैच हार गए।
लोगों ने चोर को बुरी तरह पीटा।
अच्छी तरह, अच्छी तरह से, बहुत खराब, बहुत ख़राब, बहुत बुरा, बुरी तरह, बुरी तरह से

With skill or in a pleasing manner.

She dances well.
He writes well.

Meaning : In a disadvantageous way. To someone's disadvantage.

Example : The venture turned out badly for the investors.
Angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them.

Synonyms : disadvantageously

In a manner affording benefit or advantage.

She married well.
The children were settled advantageously in Seattle.
advantageously, well

Meaning : Unfavorably or with disapproval.

Example : Tried not to speak ill of the dead.
Thought badly of him for his lack of concern.

Synonyms : ill

Favorably. With approval.

Their neighbors spoke well of them.
He thought well of the book.

Meaning : 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.

Without unusual distress or resentment. With good humor.

Took the joke well.
Took the tragic news well.


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