Definitions

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  • adv. In a fatiguing manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • So as to cause fatigue; tiresomely: as, the road is fatiguingly steep and difficult.

Etymologies

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fatiguing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The Palestinians will then have the one state solution they so fatiguingly crave.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Shipwreck, as an island girl, she could accept, as she could martyrdom by snakes, but the angels seemed fatiguingly presumptuous.

    The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

  • The Misses Blair had been so fatiguingly polite on her arrival.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921

  • He stalked fatiguingly about the countryside in search of his parishioners, and his parishioners were suspicious of him and disliked his fierce, thrusting nose, and he returned from them embittered with them and hating them.

    This Freedom

  • Her small straw hat, wreathed fatiguingly in roses, clung desperately to her head in the awkward way German women have of wearing headgear, and made her, despite her blossom-like attractiveness, seem quaint and so truly German like the rest.

    Villa Elsa A Story of German Family Life

  • In spite of all the characters being rather fatiguingly virtuous in their sentiments, it is full of life, and not without gracefulness and charm.

    Latin Literature

  • For my part, if Sir Lionel weren't up to such a fatiguingly high level of intelligence, I believe I could fall in love with him.

    Set in Silver

  • There was nothing fatiguingly ethereal about Tishy anyhow; she was just about as good-looking a girl as he had ever met in his life.

    Mount Music

  • The very quality in his verse which makes it seize so powerfully on the imaginations of plain, bold, adventurous men, often makes it hammer fatiguingly against the brain of those who need the relief of a wider horizon and a richer world.

    Sir Walter Scott

  • A fatiguingly-hot day had been followed by so fine an evening, that Márya Dmítrievna, despite her aversion to the fresh air, had ordered all the windows and doors into the garden to be opened, and had announced that she would not play cards, that it was a sin to play cards in such weather, and one must enjoy nature.

    A Nobleman's Nest

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  • This word looks funny to me because my eyes want my mouth to pronounce the back end "gwingly" while my head protests then says "No."

    November 5, 2011