Definition of Preposterously

1. Adverb. So as to arouse or deserve laughter. "Her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"




Definition of Preposterously

1. Adverb. In a preposterous manner. ¹

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Definition of Preposterously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preposterously

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preposterously (current term)
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Literary usage of Preposterously

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1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"Nor is the incarnation so preposterously expressed, as if the flesh were made the Word, but that the Word was made flesh. And if the manhood were not in the ..."

2. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson, Alexander Stewart (1820)
"... preposterously accompanied with a present of such value, as proved fresh inducement to re- 1519. main there. Anxiety MEANWHILE, the Spaniards were not ..."

3. The London Medical Gazette (1842)
"miner, whose office has been thus so preposterously lowered from the rank hitherto assigned it. The following letter from Dr. Roget, to the Registrar of the ..."

4. Erasmus in Praise of Folly: With Portrait, Life of Erasmus, and His Epistle by Desiderius Erasmus (1922)
"... nay, you may find some so preposterously devout, that they will sooner wink at the greatest auront against our Saviour, than be content that a prince, ..."

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