differently

[ dif-er-uhnt-lee, dif-ruhnt‐ ]
/ ˈdɪf ər ənt li, ˈdɪf rənt‐ /

adverb

in a manner unlike another in character or quality; dissimilarly: This home alarm system works differently from the one in your office.
in a way unlike a previous way: I’m looking at life differently these days.
in diverse ways; variously: Several of the sauces look similar, but they are differently flavored.
in an atypical way; unusually: Dressing differently is just part of her bohemian style.

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Origin of differently

First recorded in 1350–1400; different + -ly
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