in a distinct manner; clearly: Speak more distinctly.
without doubt; unmistakably.
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How to use distinctly in a sentence
A brilliant insight that emerges again and again from the book, though never articulated as such, is that it is hard to imagine stigma without a constellation of beliefs that are distinctly Western and Judeo-Christian.How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness | Balaji Ravichandran | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The mouth is distinctly shaped like a straw, the better to poke into the body of its prey, like a juice box, and slurp out the guts.Rare 50 million-year-old fossilized bug flashes its penis for posterity | Jennifer Ouellette | February 4, 2021 | Ars Technica
Edward Miller, Founder, Scape Technologies, UKCovered in cameras, sensors, and a distinctly spaceship looking laser system, Google’s autonomous vehicles were easy to spot when they first hit public roads in 2015.How a Software Map of the Entire Planet Could Change the World Forever | Aaron Frank | December 27, 2020 | Singularity Hub
With a lack of information that distinctly shows which retirement home is better, families will often select an option based on price.How one of the best elder care companies has found opportunity in the COVID crisis | lbelanger225 | December 10, 2020 | Fortune
It has a distinctly hard-to-squish shape, notes David Kisailus.The diabolical ironclad beetle is nearly unsquishable | Maria Temming | November 23, 2020 | Science News For Students
Though tissues are present and tears are not uncommon, the Dinner Parties are distinctly not grief counseling or group therapy.
He distinctly remembers a new magic store that was literally giving away Houdini artifacts to get people in the door.
I distinctly remember that the pressure was that of a cheek lightly pressed against mine, sort of cuddling me.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death | Patricia Pearson | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
First played by Native Americans around a millennium ago, it is the only American sport with distinctly spiritual roots.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower | Evin Demirel | July 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The new paradigm is that “wilderness” is a flawed notion and an imperialistic enterprise of distinctly Western origins.
It was true that his sight had grown accustomed to the obscurity, for he could now see the baron's features much more distinctly.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
I tell you, madam, most distinctly and emphatically, that it is bread pudding and the meanest kind at that.'The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
In her he felt again, more distinctly than before, another person—division, conflict.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
It represents an engaging personality, in which vivacity and sensibility are distinctly indicated.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
We squatted in the long grass and buck-brush, listening, and a few seconds later heard a horse snort distinctly.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair