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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"

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Blaise Pascal:

    Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.

  2. Kevin Green:

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

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who can not see own nature clearly is proportionately not able to look distinctly into the character of others, and so naturally mistakes foes for friends from the nearby people.

  4. Bill Belichick:

    I remember through the course of the game Jim saying, 'They're getting our signals. They know when we're blitzing … try to hide it, etc. etc.' I remember distinctly thinking 'Jim I don't think that's true.' Now I'm not saying this to him, because I don't want to upset him. I'm saying it to myself. 'I don't think so Jim, just concentrate on calling the game,’.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Awakening of the mind is in waking up the kind feelings in the heart with an insight of the soul to distinctly identify and galvanize definitely the shade of darkness created by the colour of happiness.

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