Origin of miserable
Examples from the Web for miserably
So, miserably, he resorted to the autocue, and even this he turned into a disaster.
And, crucially, what next for these so-called lost women, for the lost girls who have been failed so miserably?
I had expected Alaska to be miserably cold, with howling winds and fierce storms.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She knew she had made the right marriage when she lost the election, miserably.New Feminists: Young, Multicultural, Strategic, and Looking Out for Each Other|Gail Sheehy|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Bennett, a religious IDF commander and self-made multimillionaire, failed us miserably on two leadership issues.
Surely an eternity in such a miserably confused crowd would be worse than annihilation itself!Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
"It isn't sticking-plaster that I want," she said miserably.The Other Side of the Sun|Evelyn Sharp
From time to time an investigating fly ventured too near the edge and was miserably drowned.The Boy Scouts On The Range|Lieut. Howard Payson
You have been successful, and don't know how miserably weak ill-fortune makes a man.Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
When they first arrived they were miserably poor, but after a few days they picked up, and were difficult to get at.Sporting Society, Vol. II (of 2)|Various
British Dictionary definitions for miserably
Word Origin for miserable
Word Origin and History for miserably (1 of 2)
early 15c., "full of misery, causing wretchedness" (of conditions), from Old French miserable "prone to pity, merciful," and directly from Latin miserabilis "pitiable, miserable, deplorable, lamentable," from miserari "to pity, lament, deplore," from miser "wretched" (see miser). Of persons, "existing in a state of misery" it is attested from 1520s.