crushingly

All Adverb
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  • Then slowly and crushingly his own hurt came home to him. Cited from The Girl at the Halfway House, by Emerson Hough
  • And again the shock came and he was brought crushingly to the ground. Cited from The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
  • The course for the last stage prior to the second rest day was again crushingly difficult, featuring five climbs.
  • His tone was crushingly absolute; she saw that he was white with anger. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The result was that he was able at last to touch with his right hand the object which lay so crushingly on his chest. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Of all the young fellows of his acquaintance, he could think of none on whom such a blow would fall more crushingly. Cited from The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The very bravest army must succumb if led against a crushingly superior force under most unfavourable conditions. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • She was one upon whom the Wrong fell crushingly, and she was helpless to resist it. Cited from The Workingman's Paradise, by John Miller
  • The loss is obviously and immediately material, but it is also, and more crushingly, a loss of identity.
  • With a proud air she crushingly departed, returning to her own home far from dissatisfied with what she had accomplished. Cited from Gentle Julia, by Booth Tarkington
  • Cavendish added another win in stage 12, the last flat stage before a crushingly difficult final week and a half.
  • It was a something gone out of my life, which contained so few somethings, that I crushingly felt the loss of any one. Cited from My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin
  • It was only after many glorious victories that they yielded to a crushingly superior force. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • Recent history shows us the victory of the numerically weaker Japanese army over a crushingly superior opponent. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • Nevertheless, after I went to bed, this idea of punishment and Purgatory came back on me crushingly. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • Some authorities maintain that the only way to prevent being flooded with candidates is to make the examinations crushingly severe. Cited from The Land of Deepening Shadow, by D. Thomas Curtin
  • It was all so crushingly sudden that Joan was dazed and could not feel at all. Cited from The Shield of Silence, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • It is like calculating the weight of the air on each square inch of our body to prove that it must be crushingly heavy for us. Cited from Sadhana, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • He had staked his passion and his pride in the supreme attack, and had been crushingly repulsed. Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • They dealt with her in a crushingly superior way. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
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How crushingly gets used

Meaning of crushingly

  • adverb In a crushing manner
    the team was crushingly defeated