Woundily meaning

1893, George Borrow, Lavengro.

Well, I did not like such usage at all, and was woundily frightened, and tried to keep as much out of his way as possible, going anywhere but where I thought I was likely to meet him; and sure enough for several months I contrived to keep out of his way.

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1904, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Church-Yard.

'Tut, Sir, this O'Flaherty has not been three weeks among us,' spluttered out the general, who was woundily jealous of the honour of his corps.

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Origin of woundily

  • woundy +‎ -ly
    From Wiktionary