roundly

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adverb round·ly \ˈrau̇n(d)-lē\

Definition of roundly

  1. 1a :  in a complete or thorough manner :  thoroughly roundly disliked roundly satisfyingb :  by nearly everyone :  widely roundly praised

  2. 2 :  in a plainspoken manner :  bluntly told them roundly they would get no help

  3. 3 :  with vigor or asperity roundly attacked the plan

Examples of roundly in a sentence

  1. Her leadership is roundly praised.

  2. She roundly criticized the plan.

15th Century

First Known Use of roundly

15th century


ROUNDLY Defined for English Language Learners

roundly

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adverb round·ly \ˈrau̇n(d)-lē\

Definition of roundly for English Language Learners

  • : thoroughly or completely

  • : by nearly everyone

  • : using plain or strong language



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