Curiously
Curiously \Cu"ri*ous*ly\, adv. In a curious manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • curiously — cu|ri|ous|ly [ kjuriəsli ] adverb * 1. ) in an unusual and interesting way: They were curiously quiet. I thought him a curiously impressive person. 2. ) in a way that shows that you want to find out about something: Sandra looked at him curiously …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • curiously */ — UK [ˈkjʊərɪəslɪ] / US [ˈkjʊrɪəslɪ] adverb 1) in an unusual and interesting way They were curiously quiet. I thought him a curiously impressive person. 2) in a way that shows that you want to find out about something Sandra looked at him curiously …   English dictionary

  • curiously — adverb Date: 14th century 1. in a curious manner < seemed curiously calm > 2. as is curious < curiously, he continues to win reelection > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • curiously — adv. Curiously is used with these adjectives: ↑absent, ↑dated, ↑detached, ↑familiar, ↑lacking, ↑light headed, ↑muted, ↑old fashioned, ↑reluctant, ↑shaped, ↑silent, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • curiously — adverb 1. in a manner differing from the usual or expected (Freq. 3) had a curiously husky voice he s behaving rather peculiarly • Syn: ↑oddly, ↑peculiarly • Derived from adjective: ↑peculiar ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • curiously — curious ► ADJECTIVE 1) eager to know or learn something. 2) strange; unusual. DERIVATIVES curiously adverb. ORIGIN Latin curiosus careful , from cura care …   English terms dictionary

  • curiously — See curious. * * * …   Universalium

  • curiously — adverb In a curious manner …   Wiktionary

  • curiously — adv. in an inquisitive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • curiously — cu·ri·ous·ly …   English syllables

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