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pain·ful

 (pān′fəl)
adj.
1. Full of or giving pain: a painful shoulder; painful walking.
2.
a. Causing mental anguish or suffering: It was painful for him to admit he was wrong.
b. Distressing or embarrassing: A painful silence followed his remark.
c. Requiring care and labor; difficult or irksome: a painful way of fixing the problem.
3. Marked by or requiring great care and diligence: gave the matter painful consideration.

pain′ful·ly adv.
pain′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.painfully - unpleasantly; "his ignorance was painfully obvious"
2.painfully - in or as if in pain; "she moved painfully forward"; "sorely wounded"
painlessly - without pain; "after the surgery, she could move her arms painlessly"

painfully

adverb distressingly, clearly, sadly, unfortunately, markedly, excessively, alarmingly, woefully, dreadfully, deplorably It's painfully obvious that he can't handle the job.
Translations
بِأَلَم
bolestivě
fájdalmasan
sársaukafullt
bolestivo
boleče

painfully

[ˈpeɪnfəlɪ] ADV
1. (lit) his tooth throbbed painfullyla muela le producía un dolor punzante
he felt the muzzle of the revolver dig painfully into his sidesintió el dolor que le causaba el revólver clavándose en el costado
I hope he dies slowly and painfullyespero que tenga una muerte lenta y dolorosa
2. (emphatic) (= extremely) to be painfully aware of sth/thatser plenamente consciente de algo/de que ...
it was painfully clear thatestaba penosamente claro que ...
she was painfully shy/thinera tan tímida/delgada que daba pena
our economic recovery will be painfully slownuestra recuperación económica va a ser un proceso lento y penoso or doloroso
3. (= laboriously) → con mucho trabajo or esfuerzo

painfully

[ˈpeɪnfʊli] adv
(= in pain) [die] → dans la douleur; [throb] → douloureusement; [walk] → à grand-peine
His tooth had started to throb painfully → Sa dent avait commencé à l'élancer douloureusement.
(= distressingly) [honest, truthful] → terriblement; [learn] → dans la douleur
a lesson painfully learned in Vietnam → une leçon apprise dans la douleur au Viêt-nam
(= very) [slow, shy, thin] → terriblement
it is painfully obvious that ... → il n'est que trop évident que ...
to make sth painfully clear → rendre qch, hélas, parfaitement clair
to be painfully aware of sth → être douloureusement conscient(e) de qch
(= embarrassingly) [banal, predictable] → tristement
this was painfully banal television → c'était de la télévision tristement banale
Downing Street's response to well-based allegations has become painfully predictable → La réponse de Downing Street à des allégations fondées est devenue tristement prévisible.

painfully

adv
(physically) → schmerzhaft; move, walkunter Schmerzen; painfully swollenschmerzhaft angeschwollen; he dragged himself painfully alonger quälte sich mühsam weiter
(fig) learn, understandschmerzlich; Eleanor thought painfully of Ericder Gedanke an Eric schmerzte Eleanor
(= very)schrecklich; thinfurchtbar; slowschmerzlich; it was painfully obviouses war nicht zu übersehen; he was being painfully overpolitees war peinlich, wie betont höflich er sich benahm; he became painfully aware that …ihm wurde schmerzlich bewusst, dass …
(= laboriously)unter großen Anstrengungen; the convict could scarcely write but had painfully scrawled out a statementder Häftling konnte kaum schreiben, hatte aber unter großen Anstrengungen eine Erklärung hingekritzelt

painfully

[ˈpeɪnflɪ] adv (walk, breathe) → a fatica; (thin) → penosamente
the cut throbbed painfully → la ferita pulsava e faceva male
it was painfully clear that ... → era fin troppo chiaro che...

pain

(pein) noun
hurt or suffering of the body or mind. a pain in the chest.
verb
to cause suffering or upset to (someone). It pained her to admit that she was wrong.
pained adjective
showing or expressing pain. a pained expression.
ˈpainful adjective
causing pain. a painful injury.
ˈpainfully adverb
ˈpainless adjective
without pain. painless childbirth.
ˈpainlessly adverb
ˈpainkiller noun
a drug etc which lessens or removes pain.
ˈpainstaking (ˈpeinz-) adjective
going to great trouble and taking great care. a painstaking student.
a pain in the neck
a person who is constantly annoying. People who are always complaining are a pain in the neck.
take pains
to take great trouble and care (to do something). He took great pains to make sure we enjoyed ourselves.
References in classic literature ?
The left hand stumbled slowly and painfully across the paper, and it was with extreme difficulty that we deciphered the scrawl.
She was so painfully agitated that I could not venture to plead my own cause as I might otherwise have pleaded it.
The field for the exhibition of her creative instinct was painfully small, and the only use she had made of it as yet was to leave eggs out of the corn bread one day and milk another, to see how it would turn out; to part Fanny's hair sometimes in the middle, sometimes on the right, and sometimes on the left side; and to play all sorts of fantastic pranks with the children, occasionally bringing them to the table as fictitious or historical characters found in her favorite books.
Miss Clack is painfully conscious that she ought (in the worldly phrase) to feel herself put down.
He said not a word, but came painfully to the table, and made a motion towards the wine.
The hot flames were almost upon him as he raised himself painfully upon his hands and knees and crawled slowly toward the doorway.
His head and body were shaken, his teeth clattered painfully, and with the roughest of roughness he was flung part way down the slippery slope of deck.
to meet you now were too painfully to measure the remnant of my youth.
I am painfully situated, Utterson; my position is a very strange--a very strange one.
And he painfully subsided into the little boat, which started, favored by wind and tide, for the coast of France.
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
My man became painfully acquainted with the toe of a boot.