What does the word sorely mean?

Usage examples for sorely

  1. She had been sorely wounded, and, as she thought, without just cause. – Ethelyn's Mistake by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. Jeff had missed her sorely. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. When he no longer visited us, I missed him sorely. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers