from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Painfully; grievously.
- adv. Extremely; greatly: Their skills were sorely needed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a sore or desperate manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a sore manner; grievously; painfully.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sore; sorrowful.
- In a sore manner; painfully; sadly; violently; severely; extremely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in or as if in pain
- adv. to a great degree
"Oh, Teddy!" cries she, suddenly, covering her face with her hands, "at times, when I see certain flowers or hear some music connected with the olden days, my heart dies within me, -- I lose all hope; and then I miss you sorely, -- _sorely_."
She knows that I came besides my business with Mr Austin, partly to try the pulse of the parties here about the reception of two Girls instead of one, and I find that Betsey Mothersole has been at home during their holidays and is going to day to school again sorely against her will.
The 'RINO arguments', as you put it is once again sorely misrepresented in you statement.
Haiti will never become anything unless they get education ... a word sorely missing from this "news" story.
The entire thing angers me enough that I remain sorely tempted to give the whole thing up and make it somebody else’s problem.
What is it in Jesus Christ that calls the sorely-tempted one to Him?
Mr. Doherty contends that what we "sorely" need as a nation is Ayn Rand's "consistent, passionate, and even heroic defense of American freedom."
In a 1919 study written by Harvard economics professor Robert F. Foerster, Italian immigrants were found to be sorely lacking the American work ethic.
When every state is slashing social programs for the most vulnerable, this is a welcome, but sorely inadequate, assistance.
The lame apology: After a major uproar, Kelly issued a post-script below her post: I never wanted anyone to feel bullied or ashamed ... and I sorely regret that it upset people so much.