Definition of Discerningly

1. adv. In a discerning manner; with judgment; judiciously; acutely.



Definition of Discerningly

1. Adverb. In a discerning manner. ¹

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Definition of Discerningly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discerningly

discepts
discern
discern'd
discernability
discernable
discernance
discerned
discerner
discerners
discerneth
discernibility
discernible
discernibleness
discernibly
discerning
discerningly (current term)
discernment
discernments
discerns
discerp
discerped
discerpible
discerping
discerps
discerption
discerptive
discession
discharge
discharge lamp
discharge of dredged material

Literary usage of Discerningly

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1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"... and with his head thrown back and his lips shaped to the familiar noiseless whistle, was looking slowly and discerningly about him. ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1893)
"Here his large eyes looked discerningly through the spectacles. "Tis the quality of the page you care about, ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"... seems %'ery discerningly to have grasped this, for, in commenting on a remark of Kohler's to the effect that "Wo uns ein ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1874)
"... Madame de Staël said discerningly of the first Napoleon, is of unknown nature ; to whom English destinies were never till now entrusted with absolute ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... and how steadily, earnestly, discerningly, and unanimously the different parts of the Church laboured, with ultimate success, to ascertain which was the ..."

6. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"... recorded his impressions of them; and when he departed, a fitting hand was found to do the same kind office, sympathetically and discerningly, for him. ..."

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