Synonyms of poorly
- 1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(predicate), poorly(predicate), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy, ill (vs. well), sick
- usage: somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
- 1. ill, badly, poorly
- usage: (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"
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Definition and meaning of poorly (Dictionary)