The job growth trajectory still points to a painfully slow recovery.
None of us actually woke up like this, not even the most painfully hip amongst us.
Yeah, dad, you made me painfully aware of that my whole life.
As a culture, we have been painfully slow in adjusting to the way female authority looks.
The vulnerability of the Russian economy was painfully evident during the 2008-09 recession.
It was here, too, that I was painfully wounded by an exploding shell from the enemy on the tip of the right hip bone.
It was clear that Nancy was painfully trying to do the honours.
The other answers would work themselves out through the veiled years, slowly, painfully perhaps.
Alfred took it painfully to heart, and fell into a violent state of Whitmania.
Then his causeless doubt and disquietude again came on him so painfully that he could no longer remain at the window.