Poorly

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Definition

poorly: badly, unsuccessfully
adjective

poorly (slang): sick, ill, in bad health
adjective

Examples

  • "You're right that the benefits of green-roof technologies are poorly understood in America, and the market still remains."
  • "Firings tend to undermine staff morale, and reflect poorly on the company when unjustified."
  • "The photographs, taken by current Delavigne special assistant Brian Jones, are not only titillating an audience of people with nothing better to do, but also have the potential to reflect poorly on the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "(Note – This average is poorly indicative of Mr. Oléré's time management."

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