Definitions

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  • adv. In a pessimal manner.

Etymologies

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pessimal +‎ -ly

Examples

  • After managing to retrieve my ID card using the neighbour's broomstick through the front window, I boarded the office bus, a big hulking beast that had several shock absorbers, each of them optimally (or is it pessimally) placed to provide the least amount of absorbance where I was seated.

    DesiPundit

  • By this time, he was increasingly irate about the parts of the survey that weren’t working optimally and were in fact, he thought, working pessimally.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

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