intriguingly

adverb

in·​trigu·​ing·​ly in-ˈtrē-giŋ-lē How to pronounce intriguingly (audio)
1
: in an intriguing manner
2
: as a matter of marked interest

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the credits for the album, Dern is named alongside the likes of the Haim sisters and, intriguingly, Dita Von Teese. Olivia Pym, Glamour, 21 Oct. 2022 Both Kate Fitzpatrick and Reni Gower executed large pattern pieces that, intriguingly, leave traces on the floor. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2022 The new good guys (including Pierce Brosnan's Doctor Fate) lack character development, but at least Johnson's intriguingly dark persona stands out in his otherwise forgettable star vehicle. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 20 Oct. 2022 Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace and, most intriguingly, a secret Marvel Studios project that is rumored to be centered on Spider-Woman. Josh Rottenberg, Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep. 2022 Such observations were supposed to take time; initial projections estimated the first galaxies would be so small and faint that JWST would find at best a few intriguingly remote candidates in its pilot investigations. Jonathan O'callaghan, Scientific American, 14 Sep. 2022 And intriguingly, a recent DNA analysis suggests that the modern breed this Spanish colonial horse is most closely related to is none other than the Chincoteague pony. Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 16 Aug. 2022 And Sam and Violet play intriguingly like true innocents, Adam and Eve. Doreen St. Félix, The New Yorker, 15 Aug. 2022 Even more intriguingly, it could be used for the iPhone as well. David Phelan, Forbes, 14 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of intriguingly was in 1742

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“Intriguingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intriguingly. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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