Related formsre·fresh·ing·ly, adverbre·fresh·ing·ness, nounun·re·fresh·ing, adjectiveun·re·fresh·ing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for refreshingly
“It devolved from a very poor neighborhood to a very lawless one,” says Randall, who is refreshingly unsentimental.
Hockney is also refreshingly genuine when it comes to revealing another source of inspiration—other artists.
It is refreshingly—to this reader, at least—devoid of phrases like “a new study shows” or “data now support.”
LEGO has succeeded in convincing itself and its public that its brand is endearingly and refreshingly neutral.Why It Took LEGO So Long to Get the Memo: Girls Like Science, Too|Samantha Allen|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was refreshingly candid, but not necessarily theologically sound or comforting to Christian voters.
She's refreshingly genuine and original, in this artificial, cut-and-dried age.The Fifth Ace|Douglas Grant
But his presentation of the old truth is refreshingly forceful.A Letter to a Hindu|Leo Tolstoy
It is like a little bit of Paris, and strikes one refreshingly who has left New York two days before in a whirling snow-storm.Palmetto-Leaves|Harriet Beecher Stowe
Great Britain's activities are as refreshingly diversified as her talents.Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch
For this very reason the cheerfulness, gaiety and unrestrained naturalness of his bride Emilie worked most refreshingly upon him.Sleep Walking and Moon Walking|Isidor Isaak Sadger