Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an unctuous manner with unctuousness.

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  • adverb Insincerely and excessively charming

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  • adverb in an unctuous manner

Etymologies

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unctuous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Howdy, Miss Georgie?" he called unctuously through the open door.

    Good Indian

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

  • (The television shrieked, unctuously) My uncle retreated into complete obscurity (Tin, leaky words emanated out from speakers, deadpan laughter sitting vaguely in a void) — rolling creak.

    Carolina Grüber: I

  • (The television shrieked, unctuously) My uncle retreated into complete obscurity (Tin, leaky words emanated out from speakers, deadpan laughter sitting vaguely in a void) — rolling creak.

    Carolina Grüber: I

  • I hate to disappoint you but now that I can see again I have been able to brush that chip off my shoulder and now, in my new enlightened state, I have transmogrified and become that most dreaded of creatures - a righteous and unctuously nice creature with nothing controversial to say ever again - at least until Don Herradura arrives with his potion (as suggested by Rick with keen insight).

    San Pablo Centro Oftalmologico, Zapopan

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