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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinctly, clearlyadverb

    clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment

    "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"

  2. distinctlyadverb

    in a distinct and distinguishable manner

    "the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion"

  3. distinctlyadverb

    to a distinct degree

    "urbanization in Spain is distinctly correlated with a fall in reproductive rate"


  1. distinctlyadverb

    In a distinct manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Distinctlyadverb

    Etymology: from distinct.

    To make an eccho that will report three, or four, or five words distinctly, it is requisite that the body percussing be a good distance off. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 248.

    On its sides it was bounded pretty distinctly, but on its ends very confusedly and indistinctly. Isaac Newton, Opt.

    The object I could first distinctly view,
    Was tall streight trees, which on the waters flew. Dryden.

    After the light of the sun was a little worn off my eyes, I could see all the parts of it distinctly, by a glimmering reflection that played upon them from the surface of the water. Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinctlyadverb

    with distinctness; not confusedly; without the blending of one part or thing another; clearly; plainly; as, to see distinctly

  2. Distinctlyadverb

    with meaning; significantly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinctly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinctly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of distinctly in a Sentence

  1. The Pentagon:

    As the impact of remote operations on combat continues to increase, the necessity of ensuring those actions are distinctly recognized grows.

  2. Hugo Von Hofmannsthal:

    To grow mature is to separate more distinctly, to connect more closely.

  3. Ruby Bridges:

    I used to have nightmares about the box, those are the days that I distinctly remember being really, really frightened.

  4. Graham Nash:

    I distinctly picture in my head Joni Mitchell writing at Joni Mitchell piano in our house in Laurel Canyon that we shared for a couple of years there.

  5. Kevin Green:

    I remember distinctly it was a Saturday, and it was around 3:50 in the afternoon, it's a very emotional moment.

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