grievously

All Adverb
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  • At what should have been a high point of his life, his father fell grievously ill.
  • It was getting grievously near the time to go back to the great city again. Cited from Four Girls and a Compact,by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • Grievously wounded, he was sent into the hospital and then to his home. Cited from The Lincoln Story Book, by Henry L. Williams
  • They were all grievously wounded, and three of them lost their lives. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII, by Robert Kerr
  • It lay in the words that had so suddenly and grievously wounded her. Cited from The Pilot and his Wife, by Jonas Lie
  • Many good men lost their lives and many innocent persons suffered grievously. Cited from A Short History of Monks and Monasteries, by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  • This took them through some very mountainous country, where they suffered grievously from cold. Cited from Kafir Stories, by William Charles Scully
  • He and his future wife feel very grievously the slur cast upon his name. Cited from The Stowmarket Mystery, by Louis Tracy
  • This was a grand theory, but it fell grievously short in the practice. Cited from Cameos from English History, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Yet how shall I approach him, who have so grievously sinned against him? Cited from The Little Clay Cart, by (Attributed To) King Shudraka
  • She could not conceal from herself how grievously they were one and all behind the age. Cited from The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales, by Richard Garnett
  • When they say they know all about it, they are grievously mistaken. Cited from The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Ketcham
  • "You have been grievously hurt, and need better attention than we can give you." Cited from The Gold Hunter's Adventures, by William H. Thomes
  • Very grievously he pained himself, but at the end he might do no more. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • Where she could have gone, and what she could be doing, puzzled him grievously. Cited from The Christian, by Hall Caine
  • In that event, a lady in whom we are both interested will suffer grievously. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • It is very hard that one cannot take a short holiday without suffering so grievously for it. Cited from Mr. Hogarth's Will, by Catherine Helen Spence
  • He was then carried back to his camp, groaning grievously all the time. Cited from The Man-eaters of Tsavo, by J. H. Patterson
  • No one knew better than he how grievously wrong he had got, in gambling with trust money. Cited from The Blotting Book, by E. F. Benson
  • I fear that he is grievously wounded, but he certainly lives. Cited from With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G.A. Henty
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Meaning of grievously

  • adverb In a grievous manner
    the resolute but unbroken Germany, grievously wounded but far from destruction, was able to lay the firm foundations for military revival