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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But interestingly, the phrase first entered the American consciousness via a concurring opinion in a seminal Supreme Court case. Chad Pergram, Fox News, "What 'The Twilight Zone' has to do with one of the most important Supreme Court decisions in history," 28 Sep. 2018 Now interestingly, that’s something Donald Trump was trying to do with Ford and other companies that were doing that. Eric Johnson, Recode, "American capitalism broke in the 1980s. Can it be fixed?," 7 Nov. 2018 On her recent first solo trip abroad to Africa, noted feminist hero and First Lady Melania Trump took a break from modeling colonialist fashion to speak with ABC News about her role, and, interestingly, MeToo. Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, "Melania Trump Attempts to "Both Sides" MeToo," 10 Oct. 2018 This was, interestingly, not a Second Amendment case that attempted to argue that prohibiting guns near schools violated an individual’s rights to keep and bear arms. Matthew Yglesias, Vox, "Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation will delegitimize the Supreme Court — and that’s good," 5 Oct. 2018 And interestingly, Ta uses a second foundation, Kryolan Dermacolor Camouflage Creme Foundation, as a way to highlight the area under Kardashian West's eyes and next to her nose. Marci Robin, Allure, "Makeup Artist Patrick Ta Loves Using Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation on Kim Kardashian," 17 Aug. 2018 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

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First Known Use of interestingly

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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