ordinarily

adverb
or·di·nar·i·ly | \ ˌȯr-də-ˈner-ə-lē \

Definition of ordinarily 

: in an ordinary manner or to an ordinary extent: such as

a : in the ordinary course of events : usually She was ordinarily very busy in the morning. the jobs ordinarily handled by junior staff members … cortisol, a hormone which ordinarily comes into play in situations of bodily stress … —Maggie Scarf Ordinarily, the immune system of any mammal will work to fight off a fungal parasite. —David Quammen

b : to the usual extent : moderately It must suffice for him to be ordinarily honest according to the ordinary honesty of the world's ways … —Anthony Trollope

c : in a commonplace or inferior way : without distinction A friend of mine … has two apartments on the 3rd floor, very ordinarily furnished … —Walt Whitman

First Known Use of ordinarily

1555, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ordinarily was in 1555

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ordinarily

adverb
or·di·nar·i·ly | \ ˌȯr-də-ˈner-ə-lē \

Kids Definition of ordinarily

: in the usual course of events I ordinarily go home.

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