Definition of sorely in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːli/


To a very high degree or level of intensity: she would sorely miss his company help was sorely needed
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  • To judge by the reaction Galloway gets walking the streets of his new constituency, King is not sorely missed.
  • Chris was everything you could ask of a captain and he will be sorely missed.
  • It was the recipe for one of the most original television programmes of the 90s, and sorely missed.


Old English sārlīce (see sore, -ly2).

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