from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Meanly; servilely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an abject, mean, or servile manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a hopeless resigned manner


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