towardly

adjective

to·​ward·​ly ˈtō-ərd-lē How to pronounce towardly (audio)
ˈtȯ(-ə)rd-
1
archaic : pleasant, affable
2
archaic : favorable, propitious
3
: developing favorably : promising
towardly adverb archaic

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of towardly was in the 15th century

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“Towardly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/towardly. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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