refreshingly
adverb see refreshing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • refreshingly — adverb 1. in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality the air was refreshingly cool • Syn: ↑refreshfully • Derived from adjective: ↑refreshing 2. in a pleasantly novel manner she was refreshingly free from shyness …   Useful english dictionary

  • refreshingly — adv. Refreshingly is used with these adjectives: ↑candid, ↑cool, ↑different, ↑direct, ↑frank, ↑honest, ↑simple, ↑straightforward …   Collocations dictionary

  • refreshingly — refreshing ► ADJECTIVE 1) serving to refresh. 2) welcome or stimulating because new or different. DERIVATIVES refreshingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Refreshingly — Refreshing Re*fresh ing, a. Reviving; reanimating. {Re*fresh ing*ly}, adv. {Re*fresh ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refreshingly — See refreshing. * * * …   Universalium

  • refreshingly — adverb In a refreshing manner …   Wiktionary

  • refreshingly — rɪ freʃɪŋlɪ adv. in an invigorating manner, in an energizing manner; in a stimulating manner, in an exhilarating manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • refreshingly — re·fresh·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • refreshingly — See: refreshing …   English dictionary

  • refreshing — refreshingly, adv. refreshingness, n. /ri fresh ing/, adj. 1. having the power to restore freshness, vitality, energy, etc.: a refreshing nap. 2. pleasingly fresh or different: a refreshing lack of pretense. [1570 80; REFRESH + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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