old-fashionedly love

old-fashionedly

Definitions

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  • adv. In an old-fashioned manner.

Etymologies

old-fashioned +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The emotional waters are muddied, and when Mizzy seems to make himself available to Peter, Peter can't be sure if he's doing so out of desire or old-fashionedly again in the hope of blackmailing him.

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham: The New York Review Of Books

  • I am a small-government conservative who clings tenaciously and old-fashionedly to the idea that one ought to have balanced budgets.

    Considering Christopher Buckley's Obama Endorsement

  • The writers are trying to be old-fashionedly linear and I'm usually going to click away quickly.

    Does reading on the internet count as reading?

  • The puff on the bed they put me in smelled old-fashionedly of flake soap, the way my mother's laundry used to when I helped her carry the wet wash basket out back to the clothesline.

    Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War

  • He had excellent manners; his speech was almost old-fashionedly formal, as though he had spent a long time with older people.

    Lesson To Learn

  • Professor Rosenberg makes great efforts to teach his readers the difference, in emotional impact, between the written word, and what he thinks of, rather old-fashionedly, as the "visual" elements of film.

    'The Memory of Justice': An Exchange

  • I recall as plain-looking, and plainly to old-fashionedly dressed, with

    Brook Farm

  • "Don't try to flirt with a middle-aged lady who is most old-fashionedly in love with her husband," she advised.

    The Clarion

  • It is comfortably but plainly and old-fashionedly furnished, looks as if it had been stripped of all its ornamental details, and just the necessaries left; There is a cook, housemaid, and lady's-maid, and everything goes on very nicely.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • This, mind you, from a guy [Buckley] who declared in the aforementioned October piece, "I am a small-government conservative who clings tenaciously and old-fashionedly to the idea that one ought to have balanced budgets."

    From On High

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