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See definition of poorly on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not well
  • adv.unsatisfactorily

synonyms for poorly

  • ill
  • ailing
  • below par
  • failing
  • indisposed
  • low
  • mean
  • out of sorts
  • rotten
  • sick
  • sickly
  • under the weather
  • unwell

antonyms for poorly

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  • healthy
  • well
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How to use poorly in a sentence

However, as Nuismer, Bull and other researchers acknowledge, a poorly designed live virus could evolve after it was released and potentially become a pathogen again — the opposite of what researchers want.
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Not surprisingly, the politicians most eager to claim the mantle of war leaders have performed poorly and lost public support.
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N-tuples, however, did poorly for the intricacies of a face, whose appearance also varies with illumination, tilt of the head, facial expression, and the subject’s age.
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Because he didn’t want poorly maintained machines to give his company a bad name, he rented the machines to his customers and included both service and support.
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People who might have been helped by these researchers’ work will become disillusioned by technologies that perform poorly when it matters most.
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His splits show he’s shot the ball poorly to start seasons, with October being his worst month throughout his career.
THE SUNS AND MAVS SHOULDN’T HAVE SURPRISED US … BUT WE DIDN’T SEE T.J. WARREN COMINGCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
To test the idea, Andrew Stiff, a physician-researcher in Carson’s lab, conducted studies in mice with implanted breast tumors — a type of human cancer that responds poorly to checkpoint blockade.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
While still important, these measures are insufficient against an airborne virus, which can travel far in enclosed, poorly ventilated spaces.
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You want to give your content marketing team the space to see where they can always do better, so treat everything – even posts and campaigns that performed poorly – as feedback.
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Infectious aerosolized virus becomes more of a concern in a place like a small, poorly ventilated room.
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WORDS RELATED TO POORLY

  • clumsily
  • disgracefully
  • disreputably
  • dreadfully
  • inadequately
  • incompletely
  • poorly
  • reprehensibly
  • shoddily
  • unforgivably
  • unpleasantly
  • wickedly
  • wretchedly
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