grievously

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grievously ‎(comparative more grievously, superlative most grievously)

  1. In a grievous manner, severely.
    • 2011 November 21, David Gergen, “Have they gone nuts in Washington?”, in CNN.com[1]:
      That's why this failure of the super committee represents a reckless, irresponsible gamble by our "leaders" in Washington. It's difficult to remember a Congress that has put the nation so much at risk in the service of ideology and to hold onto office. Partisans on both sides are grievously failing the country.

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