Painfully sentence example

painfully
  • She crossed her legs painfully and stared down at her sandwich.
    76
    22
  • Her ankle twisted painfully, forcing a quick cry of pain from her lips.
    59
    26
  • Blood rushed painfully up her neck.
    62
    30
  • He did not finish, but gave a painfully unnatural smile.
    50
    25
  • She caught her breath as the blood lunged painfully up her neck.
    28
    14
    Advertisement
  • Blood pulsed painfully in her throat, and her face grew warm.
    22
    10
  • She had changed into respectable clothes and looked painfully beautiful.
    21
    10
  • It was painfully true.
    31
    21
  • The idea was both exciting and painfully disappointing.
    15
    6
  • Of course, he wasn't telling her anything she wasn't already painfully aware of.
    15
    7
    Advertisement
  • Yesterday he had been numb with shock, but today his mind had been painfully active.
    12
    7
  • The dearth of ability among the generals left in France (Kleber and Desaix were in Egypt) was now painfully apparent.
    11
    6
  • Her wandering gaze came up to his face and warmth shot painfully up her neck.
    11
    7
  • The ache returned to his jaw as he swallowed venom, and the fangs painfully emerged.
    6
    4
  • Hence, although wages are painfully low, the cost of production to the manufacturer is relatively high; and it is still further increased by the cost of the raw materials, by the heavy rates of transport owing to the distance from the sea, by the dearness of capital and by the scarcity of fuel.
    6
    4
    Advertisement
  • In every direction English influence penetrated, and Englishmen before 1603 might be found in every quarter of the globe, following Drakes lead into the Pacific, painfully breaking the ice in search of a north-east or a north-west passage, hunting for slaves in the wilds of Africa, journeying in caravans across the steppes of Russia into central Asia, bargaining with the Turks on the shores of the Golden Horn, or with the Greeks in the Levant, laying the foundations of the East India Company, or of the colonies of Virginia and Newfoundland.
    4
    2
  • Natasha's grief began to be overlaid by the impressions of daily life, it ceased to press so painfully on her heart, it gradually faded into the past, and she began to recover physically.
    4
    2
  • Prince Andrew painfully entreated someone.
    6
    4
  • The muscles in her legs were contracting painfully.
    2
    1
  • Blood raced up her neck painfully.
    1
    0
    Advertisement
  • Her stomach twisted painfully.
    1
    0
  • During the struggle that went on in his soul, he began to take note of his psychological state; and this was the first time that he exercised his reason on spiritual things; the experience thus painfully gained he found of great use afterwards in directing others.
    5
    4
  • When she lay painfully on her deathbed her son Joseph said to her, "You are not at ease," and her last words were the answer, "I am sufficiently at my ease to die."
    2
    1
  • The hills have a painfully bare appearance from the want of trees.
    6
    5
  • Even the Prussian government, which favoured Bahrdt, made Semler painfully feel its displeasure at this new but really not inconsistent aspect of his position.
    3
    2
    Advertisement
  • But in Neoplatonism the inferiority of the condition in which the embodied human soul finds itself is more intensely and painfully felt; hence an express recognition of formless matter (An) as the " first evil," from which is derived the " second evil," body (QC:oya), to whose influence all the evil in the soul's existence is due.
    3
    2
  • Her heart lurched painfully into a beating frenzy.
    1
    0
  • Lisa's heart lurched painfully.
    1
    0
  • He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
    7
    6
  • Princess Mary felt his look with a painfully joyous emotion.
    7
    6
    Advertisement
  • It was now, however, impossible to get back the way he had come; the maid, Aniska, was no longer there, and Pierre with a feeling of pity and disgust pressed the wet, painfully sobbing child to himself as tenderly as he could and ran with her through the garden seeking another way out.
    2
    1
  • Every muscle complained so painfully that she wished the numbness would return.
    0
    0
  • We are all painfully familiar with bureaucratic moods, which are often conflated with " policy.
    0
    0
  • I was painfully conscious that the quality of what I was writing wasn't up to the standard I hoped for.
    0
    0
  • There was no mistaking his astonishing sincerity, his painfully earnest endeavor to impart to her some rather unusual id.. .
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Mfd & she do calcs & MfdJ are painfully honest over pipe: about 30.
    0
    0
  • While Western oral hygienists painfully remove this plaque from the neck of the teeth under t.. .
    0
    0
  • Scientology leaders are now faced with having to concoct a story for their current members explaining the painfully obvious incongruity of their actions.
    0
    0
  • This may seem painfully obvious but the notion of an arrow of time is important.
    0
    0
  • My visit to just one of the many orphanages in Kashmir was enough to remind me painfully of the tragic costs of the conflict.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Some people say he's painfully shy, others think he's arrogant.
    0
    0
  • She was painfully thin, with a pale, almost yellow complexion.
    0
    0
  • Lee emphasizes this point simply through angles or painfully slow, yet often wistful shots.
    0
    0
  • I was too young to do more than see and note facts, and thanks to my natural indolence and that passion for the concrete, which is at once the joy and the weakness of artists, I should perhaps always have remained at that stage if my somewhat pedantic critics had not driven me to reflect and painfully search after the ultimate causes of which till then I had only grasped the effects.
    0
    0
  • Nor does he painfully work up to his master-category, for it is given in the knowledge of Jesus Christ revealed to the community.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • By the common methods of discipline, at the expense of many tears and some blood, I purchased the knowledge of the Latin syntax," but manifestly, in his own opinion, the Arabian Nights, Pope's Homer, and Dryden's Virgil, eagerly read, had at this period exercised a much more powerful influence on his intellectual development than Phaedrus and Cornelius Nepos, "painfully construed and darkly understood."
    0
    0
  • Only on the southern frontier did Archbishop Tomori painfully assemble a fresh army and fleet, and succeed, by incredible efforts, in constructing at Peterwardein, on the right bank of the Danube, a new fortress which served him as a refuge and sally post in his interminable guerilla war with the Turks.
    0
    0
  • The previous autumn, the hunting, "Uncle," and the Christmas holidays spent with Nicholas at Otradnoe were what she recalled oftenest and most painfully.
    0
    0
  • Anatole was sobbing painfully.
    0
    0
  • Thus his painfully shy, unsuited, and serious-minded younger brother was thrust into his role as King over the anti-fascist period.
    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Some people say he 's painfully shy, others think he 's arrogant.
    0
    0
  • Cut free, the added weight dropped them further, painfully tightening the noose on his nether regions.
    0
    0
  • Dual wielding of weapons is present and correct, as is the painfully pitiful ability to store sod all ammo.
    0
    0
  • As accurate and acceptible as they may be when describing your kitten's coat, they are also painfully obvious to the observer.
    0
    0
  • Not to be outdone, Mr. Hornibrook set out to build his own mansion, which was designed to make the Villa Marre look painfully small and unimpressive.
    0
    0
  • But in the end, the only people he really, painfully and dramatically hurt are his family.
    0
    0
  • Remove earrings while riding - the over-the-shoulder harnesses on these rides, coupled with sharp turns, can bump against earrings painfully.
    0
    0
  • For something that was hyped so heavily, Black is painfully unimpressive.
    0
    0
  • The cut scenes are incomprehensible, long, and painfully boring.
    0
    0
  • Diner Dash is one of the most simple, yet painfully addictive online games I've played.
    0
    0
  • Finally, the game is saddled with painfully long load times -- unforgivable at this point in the PS2's life cycle.
    0
    0
  • If you've read the first articles in Video Games Go Boom, the answer should be painfully clear.
    0
    0
  • Wryneck affects the SCM muscle, usually on only one side of the neck, causing the neck to spasm painfully and twist.
    0
    0
  • While you may be painfully familiar with jobs at fast food restaurants, grocery stores and creative work opportunities for teens are available, too.
    0
    0
  • Shopping for swimwear is often an arduous process, and that's why after spending an enormous amount of time searching for the perfect suit, only to end up with a tight bikini in the long run, you may feel so painfully frustrated.
    0
    0
  • After 9-11, Sun-Min Kim had to move back to Korea, creating a painfully long-distance relationship.
    0
    0
  • A party plan is definitely not the right business choice for someone who is painfully shy.
    0
    0
  • There are few experiences that are more terrifying, humiliating, and painful than walking up to a beautiful woman at the bar, the gym, or at school, and getting painfully rejected with a snide comment or a disgusted roll of the eyes.
    0
    0
  • This may only be a mask that this air sign dons because underneath she may be painfully shy.
    0
    0
  • Besides, camp directors typically look for outgoing employees, so a painfully shy teenager has little chance of being hired in the first place.
    0
    0
  • Shoe lace biters are a solution for keeping shoes tied, and they keep your shoe choices from being painfully limited.
    0
    0
  • If you are larger chested, then you know that thin straps just don't work, not to mention painfully dig into your shoulders.
    0
    0
  • This was painfully apparent during an episode when Denise insisted he receive a spray tan before an event and the cameras caught him in the shower, wearing white briefs and a shower cap, getting sprayed and looking incredibly uncomfortable.
    0
    0
  • Rhyn followed, painfully aware of the limp mortal body in his arms.
    7
    7
  • Here in the course of two years (1749-1750), interrupted by danger and debility, he " painfully climbed into the third form "; but it was left to his riper age to " acquire the beauties of the Latin and the rudiments of the Greek tongue."
    4
    4
  • These faults are painfully apparent in the lives of Hardwicke, Eldon, Lyndhurst and Brougham, and they have been pointed out by the biographers of Eldon and by Lord St Leonards.'
    2
    2
  • For fifteen years, from 1829 to 1844, Peru was painfully feeling her way to a right use of independence.
    2
    2
  • Beckwith visited the valleys, and was painfully struck by the squalor and ignorance of a people who had so glorious a past.
    2
    2
  • In all these works the imperfection of his musical education is painfully apparent, and his compositions betray an equal lack of knowledge, though his refined taste is as clearly displayed there as is his literary power in the Letters and Dictionary.
    1
    2
  • But though painfully conscious how much his reputation as a writer was damaged by this extempore production, he was unable to resist the fatal facility of print.
    1
    2
  • The oppressed clergy and peasantry regarded Valdemar as their natural deliverer; but so poor and friendless was he that the work of redemption proved painfully slow.
    1
    2
  • Isolated in his scientific tastes, and painfully straitened in means, he pursued amid innumerable difficulties his purpose of self-education.
    1
    2
  • He felt most painfully the severance from his old and trusted leader, but it was forced on him by his conviction of the danger and impolicy of foreign entanglements.
    1
    2
  • The ordinary statuary of his reign is painfully stiff and poor, and there is no later work in the period worth notice.
    2
    3
  • Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
    5
    5
  • As soon as the necessity for establishing a stable government arose the lack of training in self-government among the Chileans became painfully obvious.
    2
    3
  • Delhi must have experienced a sense of relief at the departure of its conqueror, whose residence there had been rendered painfully memorable by carnage and riot.
    1
    2
  • They address their patrons with deference, acknowledging their own deficiencies, and seem painfully conscious of the profession of literature having fallen upon evil days.
    2
    3
  • Biographers have delighted to relate how painfully Demosthenes made himself a tolerable speaker, - how, with pebbles in his mouth, he tried his lungs against the waves, how he declaimed as he ran up hill, how he shut himself up in a cell, having first guarded himself against a longing for the haunts of men by shaving one side of his head, how he wrote out Thucydides eight times, how he was derided by the Assembly and encouraged by a judicious actor who met him moping about the Peiraeus.
    2
    2
  • The royal exchequer, which was being painfully elaborated in the chambre des corn ptes, and the treasury of the crown lands at the Louvre, together barely sufficed to meet the expenses of this more complicated and costly machinery.
    1
    2
  • In one room some little tots were standing before the blackboard, painfully constructing "simple sentences."
    8
    9
  • Yes, that man is somehow closely and painfully connected with me, thought Prince Andrew, not yet clearly grasping what he saw before him.
    3
    3
  • Even now he felt clearly that the gory trace of that recollection would not pass with time, but that the terrible memory would, on the contrary, dwell in his heart ever more cruelly and painfully to the end of his life.
    3
    3
  • He went, and tried to hurry, but his legs refused to move and he knew he would not be in time to lock the door though he painfully strained all his powers.
    3
    3
  • But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears.
    4
    4
  • The difference between his former and present self was that formerly when he did not grasp what lay before him or was said to him, he had puckered his forehead painfully as if vainly seeking to distinguish something at a distance.
    7
    7
  • Melody felt that she was unable to invite guests over to her house, because it would vex her painfully shy husband.
    1
    1
  • He only rebounded painfully, ineffectively, which served him right for reading fiction.
    0
    2