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characteristically

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a characteristic manner; in a manner that expresses the character; distinctively.

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

  • adverb In a characteristic manner; in a way that characterizes.

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

  • adverb In a usual or expected way; in characteristic manner.

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

  • adverb in characteristic manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

characteristic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • 'This offering doesn't pretend to subtlety at all, but the premise is so very intriguing, and so well-presented (in characteristically wry Pratchett fashion), that Johnny's cry for the essential humanity of all to be recognized, whether English, Iraqi or ScreeWee, loses none of its poignancy-or timeliness.'

    Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Pratchett: Book summary

  • Even if they turn out in characteristically low numbers, they will still add millions of new votes into the Democratic column.

    Dylan Loewe: Democrats Still Winning the Long Game

  • Here he is, dressed up in characteristically flamboyant manner as a Russian general as he helped celebrate artist Sam Taylor-Wood's 40th birthday at a fancy dress party in the East End. Gallery:

    Let HARRAH

  • Elizabeth readily acknowledged this dependence, albeit in characteristically pedantic fashion.

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • Matt Welch makes quite reasonable points about news media and the war, to which Instapundit responds in characteristically lame fashion.

    Instaflub

  • Matt Welch makes quite reasonable points about news media and the war, to which Instapundit responds in characteristically lame fashion.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Eugene Volokh moots the question (s) in characteristically thoughtful fashion over at the Volokh Conspiracy.

    IsThatLegal?

  • This self-parody neatly illustrates several of Richard Stern's failings as a writer: the antiquated rhetoric, the irrelevant allusions (to my race and to Brigid Brophy, her name characteristically misspelled), and, above all, the lack of matter, the absence of any arguable point.

    Criticism

  • He led toward the back of the house, introducing Lanyard to a spacious apartment, a library uncommonly well furnished, rather more than comfortably yet without a trace of ostentation in its complete luxury, a warm room, a room intimately lived in, a room, in short, characteristically

    The False Faces Further Adventures from the History of the Lone Wolf

  • The panel laughed over Mike Huckabee's Sunday touting of his poll numbers among Republicans, which Douthat termed characteristically "charmingly passive-aggressive."

    HuffPost TV: Sam Stein On 'Ed Show': Time For Birthers To 'Move On To The Real Issues' (VIDEO)

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