Synonyms for Piercingly:

adv

painfully (adverb)
miserably, troublesomely, bitingly, sorely, annoyingly, smartingly, distressingly, odiously, achingly, horrendously, agonizingly, gruelingly, unbearably, arduously, aggravatingly, Insufferably, woefully, gnawingly, unpleasantly, distressfully, witheringly, cruelly, disagreeably, torturously, tryingly, offensively, bitterly, tormentingly, stingingly, grievously, hurtfully, oppressively, irritatingly, excruciatingly, severely, irksomely, acutely, painfully, uncomfortably.
shrilly (adverb)
jarringly, Trebly, creakily, raucously, acutely, ear-piercingly, harshly, scratchily, screamingly, cuttingly, penetratingly, stridently, whiningly, shrilly, hoarsely, gratingly, raspingly, squeakily.

adv.

loudly (adverb)
shrilly.
painfully (adverb)
miserably, troublesomely, bitingly, sorely, annoyingly, smartingly, distressingly, odiously, achingly, horrendously, agonizingly, gruelingly, unbearably, arduously, aggravatingly, Insufferably, woefully, gnawingly, unpleasantly, distressfully, witheringly, cruelly, disagreeably, torturously, tryingly, offensively, bitterly, tormentingly, stingingly, grievously, hurtfully, oppressively, irritatingly, excruciatingly, severely, irksomely, acutely, painfully, uncomfortably.
shrilly (adverb)
penetratingly, harshly, jarringly, creakily, scratchily, cuttingly, whiningly, Trebly, gratingly, stridently, squeakily, hoarsely, screamingly, raucously, shrilly, raspingly, ear-piercingly.

n.

piercingly (noun)
bitter, bitterly, bitingly, shrilly.

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Other relevant words:
bitter.

Usage examples for piercingly

  1. The old woman looked at her piercingly with eyes that gleamed from amid a bunch of wrinkles, then motioned with a skinny arm in the direction of an awning where shade was to be had from the dangerous early sun- rays. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  2. And she would look piercingly at Gyp's hair or ears, at her hands or her instep, to see how it was done. – Beyond by John Galsworthy