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adverb painfully pronunciation in American English /ˈpeɪnf(ə)li/
  1. 1
    in a painful way
    Her shoulder throbbed painfully.
  2. 2
    used for emphasizing how annoying or unpleasant something is or how upset it makes you feel
    She was painfully aware of his embarrassment.
    She looked painfully thin.

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