evilly or wickedly; in a disobedient or naughty way without skill or in a displeasing manner
- "the car runs badly"
- "I think he paints very badly"
- "she writes badly"
- "he behaved badly in school"
- "to steal is to act badly"
- "treated his parents badly"
with great intensity; (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly' as in "it hurts bad" or "we need water bad")
- "the buildings were badly shaken"
- "the injury hurt badly"
very much; strongly
- "they were badly in need of help"
- "the cables had sagged badly"
- "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"
- i högsta grad
to a severe or serious degree
- "badly injured"
- "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"
with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display
- "took her father's death badly"
- "they took their defeat badly"
- illa vid sig
in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage
- "the venture turned out badly for the investors"