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Definition of brokenly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

brokenly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkənli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkənli//
 
(formal)
 
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(of somebody’s manner of speaking) in phrases that are very short or not complete, with a lot of pauses; not fluently ‘I’m sorry,’ she murmured brokenly, ‘Please don’t go! Please…’
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brokenly