Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pointedly; perspicuously. B. Jonson, Volpone, Ded.

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Examples

  • His counter to the central theme requiring unit-character transmission via corresponding particles was disap - pointingly tangential.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • 'She went that way,' pointingly remarked H.O. 'Then fetch her back, you young duffer!

    The Wouldbegoods

  • “It appears there may be twin stars of perfection,” said Lauretta, sarcastically, and almost pointingly.

    Substance and Shadow; or, the Fisherman's Daughter of Brighton

  • After the Macintosh was announced—and then disap pointingly postponed several times—the revolutionary new computer was finally displayed at Apple’s annual stockholders’ meeting in January1984.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • After the Macintosh was announced—and then disap pointingly postponed several times—the revolutionary new computer was finally displayed at Apple’s annual stockholders’ meeting in January1984.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • "She went that way," pointingly remarked H.O. "Then fetch her back, you young duffer!

    The Wouldbegoods

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