remarkably

adverb
re·​mark·​ably | \ ri-ˈmär-kə-blē How to pronounce remarkably (audio) \

Definition of remarkably

1 : in a remarkable manner remarkably talented
2 : as is remarkable remarkably, no one was hurt

Examples of remarkably in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Josh Trank’s remarkably unpleasant film portrays Al Capone during the last year of his life. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Capone’ Review: A Gangster’s Last Gasps," 14 May 2020 Yet, even more broadly, these are remarkably blunt tools against a lethal, contagious disease. Washington Post, "The limits of smartphone data are on display as the country seeks to reopen," 14 May 2020 Compared to other countries, these numbers are remarkably low. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "These Baltic Countries Are Also Considering Creating a 'Travel Bubble'," 13 May 2020 In a sport, where games are routinely scheduled a decade or more in the future, schools may be trying to fill gaps on remarkably short notice. Chuck Carlton, Dallas News, "A conference-only schedule? How Pac-12’s latest idea could create a major ripple effect across college football," 13 May 2020 Rather remarkably, the five-part miniseries, written by Peter Straughan and directed by Peter Kosminsky, manages not to lose the propulsive force of Mantel’s prose in the genre’s luxe period trappings. Los Angeles Times, "The five TV shows we can’t get enough of this week," 11 May 2020 And yet, remarkably, as the decades passed, the technique relaxed. Tamar Avishai, The New York Review of Books, "Art in Isolation: The Delicate Paintings of Edo Japan," 9 May 2020 During this coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan and South Korea have proved remarkably swift and transparent in their response. Michael J. Coren, Quartz, "How to communicate in a postmodern pandemic," 7 May 2020 For example, Portugal, Germany, and the Netherlands show remarkably similar COVID-19 diffusion rates. Fortune, "Coronavirus is making clear there is no solidarity in the EU," 2 May 2020

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First Known Use of remarkably

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Remarkably.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remarkably. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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