Definition of Questioningly

1. Adverb. In a curious and questioning manner. "They turned their heads questioningly, as if awaiting further instructions"

Exact synonyms: Wonderingly
Partainyms: Questioning, Wondering



2. Adverb. In a quizzical and questioning manner. "They looked quizzically at the doctor"
Exact synonyms: Quizzically
Partainyms: Questioning, Quizzical

Definition of Questioningly

1. Adverb. In a questioning manner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Questioningly

question of fact
question of law
question sheet
question the question
question time
questionability
questionable
questionableness
questionably
questionaries
questionary
questioned
questioner
questioners
questioning
questioningly
questionings
questionist
questionists
questionless
questionnaire
questionnaired
questionnaires
questionnairing
questions
questlike
questman
questmen
questmonger
questmongers

Literary usage of Questioningly

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1. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1912)
"His wife [read ' the write ' questioningly] wife dislikes to make any change and yet she is perfectly willing for this to be done. It is the beginning which ..."

2. Researches in Experimental Phonetics: The Study of Speech Curves by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1906)
"Oh," questioningly 64 50. "Ah," sorrowfully 64 51. ... questioningly 66 54. Melody plot, beginning of [ai] " I," Depew. 67 55. Amplitude plot, beginning of ..."

3. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1903)
"questioningly into his—questioningly, but not incredulously. She knew now ; she was beginning to understand He bent over her suddenly, maddened by their ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1877)
"cried Mrs. Hilton with a slight start, but as she glanced at the glowing young face, which was now gazing questioningly into hers, a flush of gladness ..."

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