in·​ly ˈin-lē How to pronounce inly (audio)
: in a manner suggesting great depth of knowledge or understanding : thoroughly

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of inly was before the 12th century

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“Inly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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