Definition of badly
to a severe
degree; "fingers so badly frozen
they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired
heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"
or wickedly; "treated his parents badly"; "to steal
is to act badly"
in a disobedient
way; "he behaved badly in school"; "he mischievously looked for a chance
his sister"; "behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent
to his room"
or with disapproval; "tried not to speak
ill of the dead"; "thought badly of him for his lack