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

nastily

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

nastily

[ˈnɑːstɪli] adv [say, act] → mechamment

nastily

adv
(= unpleasantly)scheu?lich; speak, say, laughgehassig, gemein; behavegemein, scheu?lich; to speak nastily to somebodyzu jdm gehassig sein, jdn angiften (inf)
(= awkwardly, dangerously) fall, cut oneselfbose, schlimm; skid, veergefahrlich

nastily

[ˈnɑːstɪlɪ] adv (unpleasantly) → sgradevolmente; (spitefully) → malignamente, con cattiveria
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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.
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.
Only an excellent rider could have escaped being unhorsed, and as it was, Daylight was nastily near to it.