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See definition of badly on Dictionary.com
  • adv.inadequately
  • adv.immorally
  • adv.very much; desperately

synonyms for badly

  • awkwardly
  • clumsily
  • poorly
  • abominably
  • blunderingly
  • carelessly
  • crudely
  • defectively
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • feebly
  • haphazardly
  • imperfectly
  • incompetently
  • ineffectively
  • ineptly
  • maladroitly
  • negligently
  • shoddily
  • stupidly
  • unfavorably
  • unfortunately
  • unsatisfactorily
  • unskillfully
  • unsuccessfully
  • weakly
  • wrong
  • wrongly
See also synonyms for: worse / worst
  • improperly
  • shamefully
  • wickedly
  • naughtily
  • criminally
  • evilly
  • unethically
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antonyms for badly

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  • adequately
  • calmly
  • little
  • mildly
  • morally
  • morally
  • mildly
  • little
  • calmly
  • adequately
  • lightly
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How to use badly in a sentence

“If you ticket individuals with other sorts of mechanisms, then you could start to get it from the supply side and ensure if businesses are behaving badly it falls on everyone who participates,” he said.
DESPITE CRACKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT, NOT MUCH COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT IS HAPPENINGJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The Chiefs hurt themselves badly with mistakes, including a key drop from tight end Travis Kelce on a third down.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All his life doing whatever he could to serve others gladly, to make their lives go less badly.
FRANK ANDERSON, 87, CARED PASSIONATELY ABOUT FEEDING THE HOMELESS IN D.C.DANA HEDGPETHFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, Doncic hasn’t quite lived up to sky-high expectations, and his sidekick, Kristaps Porzingis, has struggled badly since he returned from October knee surgery.
HOW LUKA DONCIC’S MAVERICKS LOST THEIR JOYFUL SWAGGER AND HOW THEY CAN GET IT BACKBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fucso has gone back to the gym she missed badly and uses the treadmill and weights.
MANY WHO HAVE RECEIVED THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE WONDER: WHAT CAN I SAFELY DO?LAURIE MCGINLEY, LENNY BERNSTEINFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He went on to describe how the system has badly hurt their immunization efforts so far.
WHAT WENT WRONG WITH AMERICA’S $44 MILLION VACCINE DATA SYSTEM?CAT FERGUSONJANUARY 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The propensity for AirBnB and other rental platforms to behave badly has been demonstrated across both the United States and Europe.
PLATFORM ACCOUNTABILITY SHOULD BE CENTRAL TO VACATION RENTAL PLANGARY WONACOTTJANUARY 26, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I feel so badly because I have the kind of days I would have judged another mother for complaining about.
'PEOPLE EXPECT A WOMAN TO GRIEVE A CERTAIN WAY.' WHAT ONE MOM LEARNED ABOUT TRAUMA AND STRENGTH AFTER LOSING HER YOUNG SONBELINDA LUSCOMBEJANUARY 20, 2021TIME
You can tell her you responded so badly because you, too, are sleep-deprived and are clearly not at your best at putting 2 and 2 together.
CAROLYN HAX: A PARENT POOH-POOHS A NON-PARENT’S SLEEP-DEPRIVATIONCAROLYN HAXJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We are all living in the present, with a badly damaged economy, while the market is living in the future, expecting a post-covid or at least post-vaccine world.
WALL STREET RETREATS FROM RECORD HIGHS AMID VIRUS, POLITICAL UNCERTAINTYTAYLOR TELFORDJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BADLY

  • afield
  • afoul
  • badly
  • erringly
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • improperly
  • inappropriately
  • incorrectly
  • mistakenly
  • out of turn
  • unfavorably
  • unsuitably
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