Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an artificial manner; by art or human skill and contrivance.
  • With good contrivance; with skill or ingenuity.
  • Artfully; craftily.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an artificial manner; by art, or skill and contrivance, not by nature.
  • adverb obsolete Ingeniously; skillfully.
  • adverb obsolete Craftily; artfully.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an artificial manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means

Etymologies

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artificial +‎ -ly

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