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Princeton's WordNet

  1. popularlyadverb

    among the people

    "this topic was popularly discussed"


  1. popularlyadverb

    In a popular manner; so as to be generally favored or accepted by the people; commonly; currently; as, the story was popularly reported.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Popularlyadverb

    Etymology: from popular.

    The victor knight
    Bareheaded, popularly low had bow’d,
    And paid the salutations of the crowd. Dryden.

    Influenc’d by the rabble’s bloody will,
    With thumbs bent back, they popularly kill. Dryden.

    Nor can we excuse the duty of our knowledge, if we only bestow those commendatory conceits, which popularly set forth the eminency thereof. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.


  1. popularly

    In sociology, popularity is how much a person, idea, place, item or other concept is either liked or accorded status by other people. Liking can be due to reciprocal liking, interpersonal attraction, and similar factors. Social status can be due to dominance, superiority, and similar factors. For example, a kind person may be considered likable and therefore more popular than another person, and a wealthy person may be considered superior and therefore more popular than another person. There are two primary types of interpersonal popularity: perceived and sociometric. Perceived popularity is measured by asking people who the most popular or socially important people in their social group are. Sociometric popularity is measured by objectively measuring the number of connections a person has to others in the group. A person can have high perceived popularity without having high sociometric popularity, and vice versa. According to psychologist Tessa Lansu at the Radboud University Nijmegen, "Popularity [has] to do with being the middle point of a group and having influence on it."


  1. popularly

    Popularly is an adverb that refers to something being well-known or commonly recognized or liked by the general public. It can also refer to something being typically or widely accepted or performed by the people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Popularlyadverb

    in a popular manner; so as to be generally favored or accepted by the people; commonly; currently; as, the story was popularity reported

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popularly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popularly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of popularly in a Sentence

  1. Harold Geneen:

    The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.

  2. Proverb - Wikipedia:

    A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on COMMON SENSE or experience.

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