nastily


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nas·ty

 (năs′tē)
adj. nas·ti·er, nas·ti·est
1.
a. Disgusting or repellent: a nasty odor rising from the garbage can. See Synonyms at offensive.
b. Unpleasantly cold or wet: nasty weather.
c. Archaic Dirty; filthy.
2. Morally offensive or indecent: a nasty film.
3.
a. Unpleasant or annoying: a nasty habit.
b. Mean or spiteful: Stop being nasty to each other.
4. Painful or dangerous; grave: a nasty accident.
5. Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle: a nasty puzzle; a nasty problem.
n. pl. nas·ties
One that is nasty: "It is the business of museums to present us with nasties as well as with fine things" (Country Life).

[Middle English nasti, filthy, possibly alteration of Old French nastre, bad, short for villenastre : vilein, bad; see villain + -astre, pejorative suff. (from Latin -aster).]

nas′ti·ly adv.
nas′ti·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.nastily - in a nasty ill-tempered mannernastily - in a nasty ill-tempered manner; "`Don't expect me to help you,' he added nastily"
Translations
بصورةٍ بَذيئَه أو رَديئَه
nepříjemněodporně
gementmodbydeligt
aljasul
andstyggilega
berbat bir şekilde

nastily

[ˈnɑːstɪlɪ] ADV [speak, behave] → con maldad

nastily

[ˈnɑːstɪli] adv [say, act] → méchamment

nastily

adv
(= unpleasantly)scheußlich; speak, say, laughgehässig, gemein; behavegemein, scheußlich; to speak nastily to somebodyzu jdm gehässig sein, jdn angiften (inf)
(= awkwardly, dangerously) fall, cut oneselfböse, schlimm; skid, veergefährlich

nastily

[ˈnɑːstɪlɪ] adv (unpleasantly) → sgradevolmente; (spitefully) → malignamente, con cattiveria

nasty

(ˈnaːsti) adjective
1. unpleasant to the senses. a nasty smell.
2. unfriendly or unpleasant in manner. The man was very nasty to me.
3. wicked; evil. He has a nasty temper.
4. (of weather) very poor, cold, rainy etc.
5. (of a wound, cut etc) serious. That dog gave her a nasty bite.
6. awkward or very difficult. a nasty situation.
ˈnastily adverb
ˈnastiness noun
References in classic literature ?
The base and nasty desire to vent that spite on its assailant rankles perhaps even more nastily in it than in l'homme de la nature et de la verite.
Only an excellent rider could have escaped being unhorsed, and as it was, Daylight was nastily near to it.
And surely if the opinion just above cited be true, we cannot wonder that works so nastily derived should be nasty themselves, or have a tendency to make others so.
Director Ciaran Foy keeps us squirming with some neatly staged freak-out moments, while Courtney's violent ex-husband is a decent villain and his band of ghost kids with their box of super-grisly, homemade snuff movies is nastily effective.
Enter General Titus (a brooding George Anton) and his sons, dragging their hooded, vanquished enemies, Goth queen Tamora (the nastily seductive Emily Winter) and her own brood.
Reviews have included comments like "bitingly funny and genuinely moving", "devastatingly good" and "penetrating, pitch-black and nastily brilliant".
nastily explosive riots getting inner eardrums sore.
When it comes to the Tartan Army, it won't be easy to find a kilt that doesn't clash quite nastily with those pink and yellow stripes.
South Africa were seriously hampered by the loss of Morne Morkel to an ankle injury, with the fast bowler only able to send down two overs in the second innings, before nastily turning his ankle while fielding at fine-leg.
But like those rampaging Dinosaur ants of South America who wander far and nip nastily, the trucks are back.
As for Cowan, who limped off in the 74th minute on Saturday, Wilkin said: "Gavin hasn't broken anything but it's swollen up quite nastily so we'll have to wait to see how it settles down.
Did Rohani get cold feet as some of the hardliners at home began muttering nastily about the evils of dealing with Washington?