Origin of exemplary
Synonyms for exemplary
Examples from the Web for exemplarily
Historical Examples of exemplarily
The fevers, “little less than plagues,” that were common in that age carry them off exemplarily by families at a time.Essays
How could you brook to go backward, instead of forward, in those duties which you now so exemplarily perform?Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)
To his equals he was condescending; to his inferiors, kind; and to the dear object of his affections, exemplarily tender.Eighth Reader
She immediately took the letter to her husband, and begged him to order the bearer of it to be exemplarily whipped.Pretty Michal
The king also assured them that, if Holmes had committed any unjust action, he and his officers should be exemplarily punished.
1580s, "fit to be an example," from Middle French exemplaire, from Latin exemplaris "that serves as an example," from exemplum "example" (see example). Earlier (early 15c.) as a noun meaning "a model of conduct."