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poorly

[poo r-lee] /ˈpʊər li/
adverb
1.
in a poor manner or way:
The team played poorly.
adjective
2.
in poor health; somewhat ill:
I hear she's been poorly.
Origin of poorly
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English pourely. See poor, -ly
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poorly

/ˈpʊəlɪ; ˈpɔː-/
adverb
1.
in a poor way or manner; badly
adjective
2.
(usually postpositive) (informal) in poor health; rather ill: she's poorly today
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Word Origin and History for poorly
adv.

early 13c., "inadequately, badly, insufficiently," from poor (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "in ill health" is from 1750.

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