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Princeton's WordNet

  1. queerly, strangely, oddly, funnilyadverb

    in a strange manner

    "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"

Wiktionary

  1. strangelyadverb

    In a strange or coincidental manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Strangelyadverb

    Etymology: from strange.

    As by strange fortune
    It came to us, I do in justice charge thee
    That thou commend it strangely to some place,
    Where chance may nurse or end it. William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale.

    My former speeches have but hit your thoughts,
    Which can interpret farther: only, I say,
    Things have been strangely borne. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    How strangely active are the arts of peace,
    Whose restless motions less than wars do cease;
    Peace is not freed from labour, but from noise;
    And war more force, but not more pains, employs. Dryden.

    We should carry along with us some of those virtuous qualities, which we were strangely careless if we did not bring from home with us. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    In a time of affliction the remembrance of our good deeds will strangely cheer and support our spirits. Edmund Calamy.

ChatGPT

  1. strangely

    Strangely is an adverb that refers to something happening in a peculiar, unusual or unexpected way. It implies that the action or behavior deviating from what is normal, standard, or typically expected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangelyadverb

    as something foreign, or not one's own; in a manner adapted to something foreign and strange

  2. Strangelyadverb

    in the manner of one who does not know another; distantly; reservedly; coldly

  3. Strangelyadverb

    in a strange manner; in a manner or degree to excite surprise or wonder; wonderfully

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strangely' in Adverbs Frequency: #425

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangely in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of strangely in a Sentence

  1. Paul Templer:

    My world went dark and strangely quiet. from the waist down, I could feel the water. I could feel I was wet in the river. From my waist up, it was different. I was warm, and it wasn’t wet like the river, but it wasn’t dry either. And it was just incredible pressure on my lower back. I tried to move around; I couldn’t.

  2. Brian Lozano:

    It's tragic but it's strangely unsettling that I have peace knowing they would constantly play argue about who would pass first, but in the end ... they got what they both wanted. Each other.

  3. Neil Sack:

    Meintjes seems to be concerned not only with the moment of reality, but the preparation before it, and the length of time that lies beyond it… It is the resulting quality of timelessness that is so strangely moving

  4. Frank Moore Colby:

    Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.

  5. Unknown:

    In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

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