Definition of 'achingly'
Example sentences containing 'achingly'
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The area has changed now to an achingly fashionable location and property values have soared. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Buyers no longer need to remortgage themselves for the achingly fashionable art fair. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is one of the most achingly beautiful cars in the world. The Sun (2007)But it's also achingly funny at the same time. The Sun (2011)And because of that, it is achingly funny. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a sad, achingly lonely scene. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)The rumour that went round my school was that this achingly trendy troupe were actually landed gentry who didn't need the money. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many other parts of the East End are now achingly fashionable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's surreal, funny and sometimes achingly sad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The songs, for instance, were so achingly sad. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Conversations on a Homecoming is an achingly sad, wistful work about unfulfilled potential. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Quite apart from being achingly beautiful, the place is run like a vintage Rolls-Royce. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the 1980s was not only the most recent decade they had inhabited, but one which by chance is now achingly fashionable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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