Dictionary.com

distinctly

[ dih-stingkt-lee ]
/ dɪˈstɪŋkt li /
Save This Word!

adverb
in a distinct manner; clearly: Speak more distinctly.
without doubt; unmistakably.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of distinctly

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English. See distinct, -ly

synonym study for distinctly

1. See clearly.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use distinctly in a sentence

FEEDBACK