Usage examples for sorely

  1. There were certain visits from Lord Hurdly's relations which had to be received, an ordeal that would have tried Bettina sorely had it not been that she made these the occasion for the investigation of Horace Spotswood's character, nature, actions, interests, habits, etc. – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  2. I have been sorely tried. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  3. I was sorely troubled in mind when I visited you, for I had fled from duty; but I am now going back to retrieve my error and begin a new life. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various