Definitions

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  • adv. In an unintuitive manner.

Etymologies

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unintuitive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • This was the first intimation I had received of the Jervaises 'piety; and my recognition of the ceremonial of family worship to which I had so unintuitively listened, had evoked long undisturbed memories of my boyhood.

    The Jervaise Comedy

  • But it turns out -- somewhat unintuitively -- that if you inherit from a class that has an injection point in it -- even if the injection point is defined in terms of Java EE and not

    PlanetJava

  • This isn't magazine content that's been stuffed unintuitively into a blog-style website format.

    social media marketing agency ★★★ Vanksen|Culture-buzz

  • In IE7, you then have to unintuitively click the * red* link to proceed in an "unsafe" fashion.

    SecurityFocus News

  • Helpfully, a text description of each item appears when you simply mouse over them, avoiding any of those "what exactly am I looking at?" moments that some games unintuitively impose.

    AdventureGamers.com

  • -- These were my thoughts when I noticed how clumsily and unintuitively two masters in the art of prose - writing have been confounded: one, whose words drop down hesitatingly and coldly, as from the roof of a damp cave -- he counts on their dull sound and echo; and another who manipulates his language like a flexible sword, and from his arm down into his toes feels the dangerous bliss of the quivering, over-sharp blade, which wishes to bite, hiss, and cut.

    Beyond Good and Evil

  • There's a feedback link provided in the official Messenger team blog post (which is unintuitively located on the Y!

    The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog

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