Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Perversely; in an opposing or baffling manner.

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

  • adverb In a thwarting or obstructing manner; so as to thwart.

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

  • adverb So as to thwart.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

thwarting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • This is the part that often is the most interesting - and the most thwartingly illusive, because, as I have mentioned before in disclaimers, the drafts were never meant to be historical documentation.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • This is the part that often is the most interesting - and the most thwartingly illusive, because, as I have mentioned before in disclaimers, the drafts were never meant to be historical documentation.

    Animation Drafts

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