Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With damaging or withering severity; unsparingly: as, he was scathingly denounced.

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  • adverb In a scathing manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a scathing and unsparing manner

Etymologies

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scathing +‎ -ly

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