Definitions for ordinarilyˌɔr dnˈɛər ə li, ˈɔr dnˌɛr ə li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. normally, usually, unremarkably, commonly, ordinarily(adverb)

    under normal conditions

    "usually she was late"

Wiktionary

  1. ordinarily(Adverb)

    In accordance with normal custom or routine; as a matter of established occurrence.

  2. ordinarily(Adverb)

    Usually or as a general rule; commonly.

  3. ordinarily(Adverb)

    In the usual manner; unexceptionally.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Heinrich Heine:

    Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.

  2. Francois De La Rochefoucauld:

    Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range.

  3. Alphonso David:

    We think it is important that this unit exists, that victims have support and information that they ordinarily would not have.

  4. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx:

    These airlines have allegedly raised fees beyond what you would ordinarily expect in the Northeast Corridor at a time when the Amtrak line was shut down.

  5. T. S. Eliot:

    I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought is brought within the grasp of feeling, or that in which what is ordinarily only felt is transformed into thought without ceasing to be feeling.

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