increasingly

adverb in·creas·ing·ly \ in-ˈkrē-siŋ-lē , ˈin-ˌkrē- \

Definition of increasingly

:to an increasing degree
  • an increasingly dangerous situation

Examples of increasingly in a Sentence

  1. People are becoming increasingly aware of this problem.

  2. Increasingly, scientists are questioning the data.

  3. The situation grew increasingly hopeless.

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First Known Use of increasingly

14th century


INCREASINGLY Defined for English Language Learners

increasingly

adverb

Definition of increasingly for English Language Learners

  • : more and more : to an increasing degree


INCREASINGLY Defined for Kids

increasingly

adverb in·creas·ing·ly \ in-ˈkrē-siŋ-lē \

Definition of increasingly for Students

:more and more
  • The path became increasingly rough.


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