miserably miserably  /ˈmɪ zə rəb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a miserable manner

Usage(s):

  1. But it's hard to muster a ton of sympathy for a guy profiting handsomely from a hatchet job on his own sister regardless of how miserably she may have treated him.
  2. But 35 went miserably and empty-handed away, Izzy Einstein and Moe Smith were among them.
  3. Holman was a prodigiously restless world traveler in the early 19th century, a time before Ambien and JetBlue when the world was a dangerous, miserably uncomfortable place to travel.

News

  1. 'Man of Steel,' an adrenaline shot of a reboot that mostly works

    Director Bryan Singer tried to bring him back to the big screen. For the most part, he failed miserably. Now Superman is getting another shot, and Director Zack Snyder has taken a very different approach to one of the world's most well-known comic-book characters.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KCTV 5 Kansas City

  2. Love Him One Day, Hate Him the Next: The Media-Driven LeBron James Dilemma

    The sports media world has the consistency of an ice cream cone on a 100-degree day on the beaches of South Beach. The ice cream cone starts off with promise, presenting itself for what it is: a refreshing treat on a miserably hot day. But before you know it, it starts changing form, becoming something you didn't want it to become and soon enough it falls flat on its face in the sand, leaving ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Dollar at Risk of Lasting Bear Trend if S&P 500 Doesn’t Capitulate

    An effort by the US dollar to recover its footing ended miserably this past session – but the bears haven’t been allowed free rein over the benchmark currency just yet.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily FX

Quotes

  1. "I failed miserably," manager Terry Francona said about being able to keep Pedroia under control. "He's a maniac. He knows he can't put any weight on that foot and he knows he's going to slow himself down if he does, so he'll abide by the...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

  2. According to the Union-Tribune, Hochuli wrote to several San Diego fans: "Officials strive for perfection _ I failed miserably."
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Ed Hochuli Source: Washington Post

  3. "She's at a real low point," says Nixon, 42. "She's just stretched way too thin between her work and her home life, trying to do it all and feeling like she's failing miserably in each of these realms. She's very angry when the film starts....
    on May 28, 2008 By: Richard Nixon Source: International Herald Tribune

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