towardly

[ tawrd-lee, tohrd- ]
/ ˈtɔrd li, ˈtoʊrd- /

adjective Archaic.

apt to learn; promising.
docile; tractable.
propitious; seasonable.

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Origin of towardly

First recorded in 1475–85; toward + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM towardly

to·ward·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for towardly

towardly
/ (ˈtəʊədlɪ) /

adjective archaic

compliant
propitious or suitable

Derived forms of towardly

towardliness, noun
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