Definitions

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  • adv. In an educated and knowledgable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a learned manner; with learning or erudition; with skill: as, to discuss a question learnedly.

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

  • adv. with erudition; in an erudite manner

Etymologies

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learned +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Cannot believe that our 'leader,' DP 'can continue to write so lucidly and learnedly after all the head rattling he must have experienced.

    The Hardest Kicking Cartridges

  • You reminded me for all the world of the scholastics of the Middle Ages who gravely and learnedly debated the absorbing question of how many angels could dance on the point of a needle.

    Chapter 1: My Eagle

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  • Ahbleza Kevin Ahbleza does a masterful job expounding quite learnedly on the spirits.

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  • Philosophy and the Laws of her Country her chief Business, in which she was pleas'd sometimes to entertain me very learnedly.

    Exilius

  • Carpenter is more subtle than Romero in his evocation of social conflict but his insight is as profound as that film's Vietnam-infused anger, the hopefully optimistic ying to Romero's learnedly pessimistic yang.

    Assault on Precinct 13 (1976): A

  • A good deal of work on the Presbyterian texts had been performed and was lightly but learnedly deployed.

    No Way

  • This reference to India, also learnedly advocated by M. Langlès, was inevitable in those days: it had not then been proved that India owed all her literature to far older civilisations and even that her alphabet the Nágari, erroneously called Devanágari, was derived through

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The second is in the grimmest and most earnest phase of the perversion, for instance where Abu Nowas429 debauches the three youths (vol.v. 64 69); whilst in the third form it is wisely and learnedly discussed, to be severely blamed, by the Shaykhah or

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • PHOBIA: According to a profile in New York magazine, Bewkes is a “quasi hypochondriac who fastidiously washes up after shaking hands … and can expound learnedly on the relative merits of various antibiotics.”

    Jeff Bewkes: Vanity Fair

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