Definition of Protestingly

1. adv. By way of protesting.



Definition of Protestingly

1. Adverb. unwillingly, with protests ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Protestingly

protestantical
protestantize
protestantized
protestantizes
protestantizing
protestants
protestation
protestations
protestator
protestators
protested
protester
protesters
protesting
protesting(a)
protestingly (current term)
protestor
protestors
protests
proteuses
prothalamia
prothalamion
prothalamium
prothalli
prothallia
prothallium
prothalluses
prothese
protheses

Literary usage of Protestingly

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

1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"Undine muttered, her brows lowering like her father's; and Mrs. Spragg, wheeling about to screen her daughter, addressed herself protestingly to the half- ..."

2. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"The frozen gear worked protestingly, but after a struggle our little craft came up to the wind again, and we breathed more freely. ..."

3. A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year by Edwin Emerson, Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Maurice Magnus (1901)
"... which he had sworn to support, and to yield protestingly to the powers only after actual threats of war. The device was rejected as too transparent. ..."

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