in·ter·est·ing·ly | \ˈin-t(ə-)rə-stiŋ-lē; ˈin-tə-ˌre-, ˈin-ˌtre-;ˈin-tər-\

Definition of interestingly 

1 : in an interesting manner

2 : as a matter of interest

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At the same time, the U.S. scene in the 1,500 meters is one that interestingly hasn’t changed too much. Chris Chavez,, "After Breaking American 2-Mile Record, Jenny Simpson is Motivated for More in 2018," 3 May 2018 His diet most interestingly was filled with probiotics from the Actimel and yogurt. Sarah Rense, Esquire, "The World's Oldest Man Drank a Glass of Red Wine Every Single Day," 6 Feb. 2018 However, the 20-page Dowd and Sekulow memo does speak so interestingly of the possibility of presidential pardons. NBC News, "Meet the Press - June 3, 2018," 3 June 2018 That amendment became an important safeguard, preventing democracy from turning into demagoguery; but interestingly, the framers hadn’t set any official limit themselves in the Constitution. Lillian Cunningham, Washington Post, "The Constitutional podcast finale: ‘Ourselves and our posterity’," 12 Feb. 2018 Unfortunately, the palette in question has received some negative reviews, but interestingly, the feedback has nothing to do with the product's quality. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Tarte Is Getting Heat for Its New Palette's Shade Names," 17 Jan. 2018 The Blumhouse project, interestingly, is among the first half-hour series from Facebook. Michael O'connell, The Hollywood Reporter, "Facebook Watch Strategy: "We're Not Going to Win With Prestige Dramas"," 16 Jan. 2018 But, interestingly, Caglar Soyuncu, a raw talent linked heavily with Arsenal, Inter's Milan Skriniar, who is seen as Slovakia's new Martin Skrtel, and Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan are also on the alleged list., "Why Harry Maguire is the Centre Back That Man Utd Should Be Looking at This Summer," 4 July 2018 But, interestingly, it’s also because of health insurer reticence, if not resistance. Clifton Leaf, Fortune, "Why Hasn’t Telemedicine Taken Off? Hey, Blame This Guy.," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of interestingly

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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