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Poorly

Meanings and phrases

poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. somewhat ill or prone to illness; ailing; indisposed; peaked; sickly; unwell; under the weather; seedy

poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; ill; badly

poorly received

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This version was poorly received by critics.
  • The film was poorly received, commercially and critically.

performed poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However the film performed poorly at the box office.
  • It performed poorly in 2012 assembly elections.
  • The film performed poorly at the box office.

poorly understood

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mechanism is complex and poorly understood.
  • As yet, the etiology of this condition remains poorly understood.
  • The cause of the various cicatricial alopecias is poorly understood.

poorly known

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was much longer than the poorly known "Trossulus".
  • Their reproductive habits are poorly known.
  • "Elymus texensis" is a recently discovered and poorly known species.

very poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The team played very poorly, generally losing in blowouts.
  • Laccase is also able to oxidize peptide bound tyrosine, but very poorly.
  • Given its rarity and secretive nature it is a very poorly known species.

sold poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The game was controversial and sold poorly.
  • The album sold poorly, possibly as a result of poor advertising.
  • The Model 16 sold poorly.

fared poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also fared poorly in Austria and Switzerland.
  • "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" fared poorly at the box office.
  • The film fared poorly in cinemas, and made a loss of $270,000.

poorly defined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Partial remission is characterized by the presence of poorly defined residual symptoms.
  • The term "alcoholism" is commonly used amongst laypeople, but the word is poorly defined.
  • Initially tracking westward, the depression turned towards the north, though it remained poorly defined.

poorly trained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Overall the military is poorly trained and equipped.
  • However many of the Kuruc soldiers were poorly trained.
  • Spain had a large army but it was poorly trained and poorly equipped.

poorly preserved

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The largest was too poorly preserved for definite interpretation.
  • Originally, this humerus was part of a poorly preserved partial skeleton that was not collected.
  • Meanwhile, many of the original Constructivist buildings are poorly preserved or in danger of imminent demolition.

poorly developed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Agromarketing is poorly developed in India.
  • Further north, it becomes poorly developed with erratic grades.
  • The Russian economy was quite weak, with poorly developed industry.

poorly maintained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since it was opened, the facilities have been poorly maintained.
  • Kanakatte has several historic temples, which are poorly maintained.
  • The Rainbow Centre was in a row of buildings that was poorly maintained by the landlord.

poorly documented

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Old Norse religious practises are poorly documented.
  • The earliest history of the accordion in Russia is poorly documented.
  • His reign is poorly documented.

poorly equipped

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Government forces were poorly equipped and unprepared for the war.
  • The TDF reservist is comparably poorly equipped for modern warfare.
  • Spain had a large army but it was poorly trained and poorly equipped.

poorly drained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gleysols and peat bogs occupy poorly drained areas.
  • The bottom is poorly drained and about in width.
  • The dominant soil is Esquon clay, a poorly drained vertisol.

did poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In school he did poorly at math but well at English.
  • The series did poorly and was canceled after only one season.
  • The film received mass critical acclaim, but did poorly at the box office.

poorly designed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fish are a common victim in the loss of habitat due to poorly designed crossing structures.
  • A tension may arise when there are positive unintended outcomes that occur when a programme is poorly designed.
  • France had a poorly designed taxation system, whereby tax farmers kept much of the money, and the treasury was always short.

so poorly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The products were so poorly received they remain a topic of derision to this day.
  • Initially, the Bundt pan sold so poorly that Nordic Ware considered discontinuing it.
  • The IUCN currently lists "Euryoryzomys emmonsae" as "Data Deficient" because it is so poorly known.

poorly armed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The brigade left Texas poorly armed and many men had no weapons at all.
  • Many clan levies, however, would have remained relatively poorly armed.
  • The Kafirs were poorly armed as compared to Afghans and numbered only 60,000.

poorly organized

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Quitus were militarily weak, and formed only a small, poorly organized kingdom.
  • During the 2003 provincial election the party lacked funds and were poorly organized.
  • At the convention the opposition was poorly organized, but Farley had packed the galleries.

poorly written

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They also reported that one of the three CAPCO funds had taken advantage of the poorly written legislation.
  • Microsoft indicated that the wording of their license was poorly written due to an oversight by a junior Microsoft employee.
  • Most critics felt that the screenplay was poorly written, not funny and the dramatic material was unconvincing and unbelievable.

poorly paid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The police were poorly paid, trained, and equipped in 2011.
  • His men were poorly paid.
  • Many of the residents worked on local pastoral stations, generally poorly paid.
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