Definition of Ostentatiously

1. Adverb. With ostentation; in an ostentatious manner. "Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly"

Exact synonyms: Showily
Partainyms: Ostentatious, Showy



Definition of Ostentatiously

1. Adverb. In an ostentatious manner; extravagantly or flamboyantly. ¹

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Definition of Ostentatiously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostentatiously

ostension
ostensions
ostensive
ostensive definition
ostensive definitions
ostensively
ostensoria
ostensories
ostensorium
ostensory
ostent
ostentate
ostentation
ostentations
ostentatious
ostentatiously (current term)
ostentatiousness
ostentator
ostentators
ostentious
ostentive
ostentous
ostents
osteo-
osteo-malacia
osteoanagenesis
osteoarthritic
osteoarthritis
osteoarthropathy
osteoarthrosis

Literary usage of Ostentatiously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"To set ostentatiously to view. You've shew how much you ray content They are all couched in a pit, with obscured lights; which, at the vary instant of pur ..."

2. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"... nor do I wish to appear ostentatiously disinterested (for more than probably my refusal would be ascribed to this motive), nor that the country should ..."

3. War in Disguise, Or, The Frauds of the Neutral Flags by James Stephen (1806)
"... is of a nature far more formidable than that which he ostentatiously displayed. The flotilla at Boulogne, and the army of the coast, have chiefly ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... than with that of relieving the condition of the unfortunate being who writhes beneath the torture which is so coolly and ostentatiously inflicted. ..."

5. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"At Toledo, which was then the capital of Spain, the power of the clergy was immense, and was so ostentatiously displayed, that in a council they held there ..."

6. American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the Most by Frank Moore (1857)
"But he did not do it ostentatiously. He never let his left hand know what his right hand did. Still less did he ever impose upon the left hands of others, ..."

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