amaz·​ing·​ly | \ə-ˈmā-ziŋ-lē \

Definition of amazingly 

1 : to an amazing degree amazingly low prices

2 : as is amazing Amazingly, she wasn't hurt by the fall.

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Graves’s poems, produced amazingly during downtime from fighting, are grittily realistic. David Yezzi, WSJ, "‘Robert Graves’ Review: A Poet of Love and War," 23 Nov. 2018 But, amazingly enough, Republicans won nine of the state’s 14 congressional districts, reflecting one of the worst pro-GOP gerrymanders in the country. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "7 key governor races that could let Democrats roll back gerrymandering," 5 Nov. 2018 There are other brands that mimic the design, but there is only one company producing this amazingly accurate instrument. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "The Only Meat Thermometer Any Serious Person Needs," 29 Oct. 2018 And of course Russia at that time was this amazingly complex, violent, and difficult country to govern. Marshall Heyman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Helen Mirren Talks Her New 'The Nutcracker' Movie and Playing a “Cooler” Villain," 25 Oct. 2018 The birth and life of tropical cyclones in a flowing, churning atmosphere is amazingly complex. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, "What pushed 2017’s Atlantic hurricane season into overdrive?," 28 Sep. 2018 Even at this early pre-production stage, handling the Leica S3 is amazingly easy and intuitive, the optical viewfinder is a marvel, the shutter sound is a joy, and the speed is excellent. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "The Leica S3 is a frustratingly awesome medium format DSLR," 27 Sep. 2018 Maria was a special and unique individual; amazingly strong and determined, who fought bravely and with valor, never relinquishing or admitting defeat to the very end., "Maria Giulia Zappulla," 21 Mar. 2018 And this, amazingly enough, is the moderate version of the pro-Trump conspiracy. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump’s FBI Spy Theory Is Completely Insane," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of amazingly

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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