Definition of Nocturnally

1. Adverb. At night. "Nocturnally active bird"

Partainyms: Nocturnal

Definition of Nocturnally

1. adv. By night; nightly.

Definition of Nocturnally

1. Adverb. During the night ¹

2. Adverb. Every night. ¹

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Definition of Nocturnally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nocturnally

nocturnal deliria
nocturnal delirium
nocturnal diarrhoea
nocturnal dyspnea
nocturnal emissions
nocturnal enuresis
nocturnal epilepsy
nocturnal myoclonus
nocturnal penile tumescence
nocturnal periodicity
nocturnal vertigo
nocturnally (current term)
nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat
nod off
nod through
nodal bigeminy
nodal bradycardia

Literary usage of Nocturnally

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"These are nocturnally protective colors. The file-fishes, when asleep, often lean up obliquely against the glass of the aquaria, with the belly resting upon ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"... dark colors are nocturnally protective. The common squid, when resting quietly on the bottom, late at night, and apparently asleep, takes on its darkest ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"They first Jived upon Aphides, later upon flies, and they were alert nocturnally. About the beginning of October they left the fronds of their fernery and ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1880)
"... and a small unrecognised quadruped which nocturnally purloins a beef-bone, we meet with no creature more obnoxious than ourselves. ..."

5. Instigations of Ezra Pound: Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written by Ezra Pound, Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1920)
"... diamonds in the proportionate sizes to adorn nocturnally her hair and her person, over mousseline of deep mourning-violet with gold dots in the surface. ..."

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