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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 ?
There were beautiful butterflies, moths and strange bugs in the securing of which the scientist evinced great delight, though when one beetle nipped him firmly and painfully on his thumb his involuntary cry of pain was as real as that of any other person.
While we were lying there against the warm bank, a little insect of the palest, frailest green hopped painfully out of the buffalo grass and tried to leap into a bunch of bluestem.
Such as he may care but little for house or shelter, and night dew can never wet a body that passes its days in the water," returned the scout, grasping the shoulder of Heyward with such convulsive strength as to make the young soldier painfully sensible how much superstitious terror had got the mastery of a man usually so dauntless.
No," replied Hepzibah, her voice quivering too painfully to allow of many words.
It was only with the assistance of a servant, and by leaning his hand heavily on the iron balustrade, that he could slowly and painfully ascend the Custom-House steps, and, with a toilsome progress across the floor, attain his customary chair beside the fireplace.
But all we said, not a word could we drag out of him; I almost felt like pushing him over, so as to change his position, for it was almost intolerable, it seemed so painfully and unnaturally constrained; especially, as in all probability he had been sitting so for upwards of eight or ten hours, going too without his regular meals.
This makes it a cause for congratulation that by modern methods a very few men can do the painfully necessary work of head-cracking for the whole of the cultured world.
Clare had called her to show a statuette that he had been buying for her; but her appearance, as she came on, impressed him suddenly and painfully.
By and by one of these rises painfully, and "stretches"--stretches fists and body heavenward till she raises her heels from the floor, at the same time refreshing herself with a yawn of such comprehensiveness that the bulk of her face disappears behind her upper lip and one is able to see how she is constructed inside--then she slowly closes her cavern, brings down her fists and her heels, comes languidly forward, contemplates you contemptuously, draws you a glass of hot water and sets it down where you can get it by reaching for it.
He picked up a clean pine shingle that lay in the moon- light, took a little fragment of "red keel" out of his pocket, got the moon on his work, and painfully scrawl- ed these lines, emphasizing each slow down-stroke by clamping his tongue between his teeth, and letting up the pressure on the up-strokes.
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.
Disappointed, however, and vexed as she was, and sometimes displeased with his uncertain behaviour to herself, she was very well disposed on the whole to regard his actions with all the candid allowances and generous qualifications, which had been rather more painfully extorted from her, for Willoughby's service, by her mother.