excruciatingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From excruciating +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛkˈskɹuːʃiːeɪtɪŋli/, /ɪkˈskɹuːsiːeɪtɪŋli/

Adverb[edit]

excruciatingly ‎(comparative more excruciatingly, superlative most excruciatingly)

  1. In a manner causing great pain or anguish; in an excruciating manner or to an excruciating degree.
    The gunshot wound was excruciatingly painful
    • 1899, Knut Hamsun, Hunger, translated by George Egerton, Part II, page 92
      My hunger was now tormenting me excruciatingly, and gave me no rest.
  2. In a very intense or extreme manner.

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