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Definition of "distinctively" [dis•tinc•tive•ly]

  • In a distinctive manner; in a way that is notable for its difference. (adverb)

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Use "distinctively" in a sentence
  • "Foreign observers of the islanders, from Hippolyte Taine to Nikos Kazantzakis, have stressed certain distinctively English contributions to civilization, from the country house to the dissemination of Shakespeare to the idea of the "gentleman.""
  • "And still I am concerned with the kind of book that preponderantly needs the seeing eye -- the kind of novel that I call distinctively pictorial."
  • "A decade earlier England's "Barnacle", Trevor Bailey, and Australia's Ken "Slasher" Mackay, the latter earning his nickname in distinctively ironic Antipodean fashion just like "Curly" was given to bald men and "Bluey" to the red of hair, faced no such sanctions."
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