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When I look back at it, I'm mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot. David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great, but it just looks so cheap.
Peter Berg

Meaning of "poorly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POORLY

poorly  [ˈpʊəlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POORLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Poorly can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES POORLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

poorly

Poverty

Poverty is general scarcity or dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. Relative poverty is defined contextually as economic inequality in the location or society in which people live. After the industrial revolution, mass production in factories made production goods increasingly less expensive and more accessible. Of more importance is the modernization of agriculture, such as fertilizers, to provide enough yield to feed the population. The supply of basic needs can be restricted by constraints on government services such as corruption, tax avoidance, debt and loan conditionalities and by the brain drain of health care and educational professionals. Strategies of increasing income to make basic needs more affordable typically include welfare, economic freedoms, and providing financial services. Poverty reduction is a major goal and issue for many international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank. The World Bank estimated 1.

Definition of poorly in the English dictionary

The definition of poorly in the dictionary is in a poor way or manner; badly. Other definition of poorly is in poor health; rather ill.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POORLY


actually
ˈæktʃʊəlɪ
annually
ˈænjʊəlɪ
casually
ˈkæʒʊəlɪ
continually
kənˈtɪnjʊəlɪ
contractually
kənˈtræktʃʊəlɪ
eventually
ɪˈvɛntʃʊəlɪ
gradually
ˈɡrædʒʊəlɪ
hourly
ˈaʊəlɪ
individually
ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒʊəlɪ
manually
ˈmænjʊəlɪ
mutually
ˈmjuːtʃʊəlɪ
purely
ˈpjʊəlɪ
securely
sɪˈkjʊəlɪ
sexually
ˈsɛkʃʊəlɪ
spiritually
ˈspɪrɪtʃʊəlɪ
surely
ˈʃʊəlɪ
unusually
ʌnˈjuːʒʊəlɪ
usually
ˈjuːʒʊəlɪ
virtually
ˈvɜːtʃʊəlɪ
visually
ˈvɪʒʊəlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POORLY

poor cod
poor law
poor man´s orange
poor man´s orchid
poor man´s something
poor man´s weatherglass
poor mouth
poor rate
poor relation
poor White
poor-mouth
poor-spirited
poorbox
poorhouse
poori
poorish
poorness
poort
poortith
poorwill

WORDS THAT END LIKE POORLY

actorly
anteriorly
doctorly
exteriorly
hectorly
inferiorly
interiorly
majorly
neighborly
pastorly
posteriorly
priorly
sailorly
superiorly
traitorly
ulteriorly
unneighborly

Synonyms and antonyms of poorly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «POORLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «poorly» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of poorly

Translation of «poorly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POORLY

Find out the translation of poorly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of poorly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «poorly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

生病的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

enfermo
570 millions of speakers

English

poorly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खराब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَرِيض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бедно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

indisposto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুর্বল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

malade
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kurang baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

krank
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

体調が悪い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

건강이 나쁜
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kurang apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ốm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மோசமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

असमाधानकारकपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kötü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

malandato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cierpiący
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хворий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rău
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φτωχικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

swak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krasslig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dårlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of poorly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POORLY»

The term «poorly» is very widely used and occupies the 12.365 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POORLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «poorly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «poorly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about poorly

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «POORLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word poorly.
1
Elliott Abrams
Sometimes the results of a first free election will find the moderates so poorly organized that extreme groups can eke out a victory, as Hamas did when it gained a 44-to-41 percent margin in the Palestinian election of 2006.
2
Randy Alcorn
I try to tell a story that's good enough to win the right to integrate eternal themes into it. If it's poorly written or comes across as a sermon, then obviously you don't reach people, because they're aware that you're imposing something on a story that isn't innate to it.
3
Gaston Bachelard
To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer.
4
Robert Baden-Powell
Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you a poorly uniformed leader.
5
Mitchell Baker
I think HTML5 is one area where Mozilla has done very poorly at actually communicating what we have done.
6
Daniel Barenboim
Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
7
Dierks Bentley
When I was 13, I was just figuring out how to play 'Eruption,' poorly, by Eddie Van Halen.
8
Peter Berg
When I look back at it, I'm mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot. David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great, but it just looks so cheap.
9
Sandra Bernhard
There are few performers who would have had the audacity to even bring up the fact that they had been poorly reviewed.
10
Els Borst
If I had been prime minister, I would have offered apologies to the Dutch Jewish community without hesitation. This would refer both to our government's attitude during the Second World War and to the very late postwar discovery that the restitution process had been poorly conceived.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POORLY»

Discover the use of poorly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to poorly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the China ...
This is a lively and impassioned personal account, a collection of true stories, told by an American who has worked in the country for close to two decades. Poorly Made in China touches on a number of issues that affect us all.
Paul Midler, 2010
2
Formulating Poorly Water Soluble Drugs
This volume is intended to provide the reader with a breadth of understanding regarding the many challenges faced with the formulation of poorly water-soluble drugs as well as in-depth knowledge in the critical areas of development with ...
Robert O. Williams III, Alan B. Watts, Dave A. Miller, 2011
3
Drug Delivery Strategies for Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs
For each approach the book discusses the main instrumentation, operation principles and theoretical background, with a focus on critical formulation features and clinical studies.
Dionysios Douroumis, Alfred Fahr, 2012
4
Oral Lipid-Based Formulations: Enhancing the Bioavailability ...
Oral lipid-based formulations are attracting considerable attention due to their capacity to facilitate gastrointestinal absorption and reduce or eliminate the effect of food on the absorption of poorly water-soluble, lipophilic drugs.
David J. Hauss, 2007
5
Improving Poorly Performing Schools in England: Fifty-ninth ...
In 2004-05, approximately £837 million was spent in England on a range of national programmes to help address problems in schools that were failing or at risk of failing to provide an acceptable standard of education for their pupils.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts, 2006
6
Emulsions and Nanosuspensions for the Formulation of Poorly ...
Emulsions and Nanosuspensions for the Formulation of Poorly Soluble Drugs aims to: review the possibilities, limitations and future perspectives of emulsions as drug carriers considering technology from other than the phamaceutical industry ...
Rainer H. Müller, Simon Benita, B. Bohm, 1998
7
Short of the Goal: U.S. Policy and Poorly Performing States
"Analyzes U.S. policy toward poorly performing states that are ineligible for new U.S. foreign assistance programs and examines the role of specific policy instruments in building state capacity to prevent deterioration and collapse"- ...
Nancy Birdsall, Milan Vaishnav, Robert L. Ayres, 2006
8
Improved Oral Absorption of Poorly Water-soluble Drugs by ...
Current high-throughput molecular screening methods have resulted in a vast increase in the proportion of new drugs which are poorly water-soluble.
Dave Alan Miller, 2007
9
Rifaximin: a Poorly Absorbed Antibiotic: Pharmacology and ...
Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Human Anatomy, Pharmacology and Forensic Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Parma, Parma, Italy Fig. 1. Poorly absorbed antibiotics currently used in the treatment ...
C. Scarpignato, 2005
10
Parental/guardian Predictors of Well Controlled and Poorly ...
This study highlights the challenges children with asthma and their families face.
Marilynne R. Wood, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POORLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term poorly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Liverpool nurses throw surprise baby shower for poorly mum-to-be
A poorly mum-to-be was surprised by hospital staff with a baby shower before being transferred to give birth. Patient Sarah Cavanagh from ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
2
Perry: gun-free zones are "a bad idea," gun laws are poorly enforced
Former Texas governor and current presidential candidate Rick Perry said mass shooting can be averted by enforcing current gun laws and by ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
3
England triumph in pyrrhic victory over poorly-prepared and …
England defeated South America 10-6 in an underwhelming Test match at Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park, their superior horsepower ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
We timed Google Glass release poorly, admits Nest CEO
The early release of the Google Glass “Explorer edition” was a misstep for the wearable, Nest CEO and current head of the Glass development ... «IT PRO, Jul 15»
5
Walgreens Boots Alliance May Be Feeling Poorly
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) broke out above seven-year resistance at $51 in September 2013 and entered a strong uptrend that's posted ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
6
Adams' nomination loss reflects poorly on Trudeau: Kenney
OTTAWA – Liberals who helped defeat Eve Adams in her bid to run as the party's candidate in a Toronto riding said Monday they've done ... «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
7
Why are the Reds doing poorly?
So the big question isn't necessarily why these guys are being targeted, but how can a team with such high-quality talent is doing so poorly? «Troy Daily News, Jul 15»
8
Tanguay: Boston 2024 was a good plan poorly executed
After the damage the hypocritical NFL has done to Tom Brady's reputation, what allegiance should he have to 'The Shield' or 'The 32'? «Comcast SportsNet New England, Jul 15»
9
Arizona ranks poorly in children's well-being
But glimmers of hope exist, with the state making improvements in teen birth rate and rate of teen substance abuse. «Prescott Daily Courier, Jul 15»
10
Analysis: Sales tax holidays poorly targeted
JACKSON – Consumers will hit Mississippi stores soon to take advantage of the annual state sales tax holiday. Shoppers won't pay the 7 ... «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»

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