Definitions

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  • adverb In a manner that dampens.

Etymologies

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dampening +‎ -ly

Examples

  • “The troubles with the coinage are well known,” Cecil said dampeningly.

    The Virgin's Lover

  • “The troubles with the coinage are well known,” Cecil said dampeningly.

    The Virgin's Lover

  • "I thought the effort required was excessive," he replied dampeningly.

    The English Witch

  • On a similar note, the action doesn't feel quite as pant-dampeningly pleasurable as BioWare's sci-fi romp.

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