Definition of Scathingly

1. Adverb. In a scathing and unsparing manner. "She criticized him scathingly"

Exact synonyms: Unsparingly
Partainyms: Scathing, Unsparing



Definition of Scathingly

1. Adverb. In a scathing manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scathingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scathingly

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scathingly (current term)
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Literary usage of Scathingly

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1. Evolution of Sound: Part of the Problem of Human Life Here and Hereafter by Alexander Wilford Hall (1878)
"The Absurdity of Haeckel's Views of Monera as having but a Single Substance, and as being Destitute of Organs, scathingly Exposed and Turned Against Him. ..."

2. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"Darning her husband's stockings,'" said Clara scathingly. "Well," he said, "I thought she was warm, and awfully nice—only too frail. ..."

3. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1900)
"... ready with a clutch at him to whisper close to his head, scathingly, as though he wanted to bite his ear— "'You silly fool! do you think you'll get the ..."

4. The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus, John Wilson (1913)
"His only comment was this : " I am glad our Erasmus is in the Moria himself ; " and yet I deal with no one more scathingly than with the Popes. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Seneca (1st century AD) wrote scathingly of the fashion in his day: "Thy wife carries in her ears the revenue of a rich family." Elsewhere he says: "I see ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... published with his brother Tycho and his friend Storm a volume of verse which was scathingly condemned by the reviewers (1843) ; began more successfully ..."

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