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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coolly, nervelessly, nonchalantlyadverb

    in a composed and unconcerned manner

    "without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher"

Wiktionary

  1. coollyadverb

    In a cool, unpanicked or collected manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Coollyadverb

    Etymology: from cool.

    She in the gelid caverns, woodbine wrought,
    And fresh bedew’d with ever-spouting streams,
    Sits coolly calm. James Thomson, Summer, l. 455.

    Motives that address themselves coolly to our reason, are fittest to be employed upon reasonable creatures. Francis Atterbury.

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  1. coolly

    Coolly is an adverb that describes doing something in a calm, composed, undisturbed, or unexcited manner; typically showing no strong emotion or excitement. It can also imply indifference or aloofness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coollyadjective

    coolish; cool

  2. Coollyadverb

    in a cool manner; without heat or excessive cold; without passion or ardor; calmly; deliberately; with indifference; impudently

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coolly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coolly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of coolly in a Sentence

  1. George Santayana:

    Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    When men exercise their reason coolly and freely on a variety of distinct questions, they inevitably fall into different opinions on some of them. When they are governed by a common passion, their opinions, if they are to be called, will be the same.

  3. George Santayana:

    Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.

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