interestingly

adverb

in·​ter·​est·​ing·​ly ˈin-t(ə-)rə-stiŋ-lē How to pronounce interestingly (audio)
ˈin-tə-ˌre-,
ˈin-ˌtre-;
ˈin-tər-
1
: in an interesting manner
2
: as a matter of interest

Examples of interestingly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But interestingly, an equal-weighted version of the S&P 500—one that doesn’t bias exposure to companies based on their market cap—actually rose more than 1.21%. Will Daniel, Fortune, 11 July 2024 The French Riviera is, of course, synonymous with the perfume industry, and, interestingly, Lauder’s former summer home is where the savvy American businesswoman created some of her famous fragrances. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 18 June 2024 But interestingly, the rates of rise of young onset colorectal cancer are steepest in non-Hispanic whites such that some of those disparities are actually narrowing because of this stark increase among the white population. Dana Taylor, USA TODAY, 20 May 2024 And interestingly, a lot of the banks that those cards are issued on are usually small banks located in the middle of the country. Fortune Editors, Fortune, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for interestingly 

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Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of interestingly was in 1811

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“Interestingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interestingly. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

interestingly

adverb
in·​ter·​est·​ing·​ly ˈin-trəst-iŋ-lē How to pronounce interestingly (audio)
ˈint-ə-ˌrest-iŋ-le,
-ə-rəst-,
-ərst-
1
: in an interesting manner
a story interestingly told
2
: it is interesting
interestingly enough, that was the first one

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