deignously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From deignous +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

deignously (comparative more deignously, superlative most deignously)

  1. (obsolete) Disdainfully.
    • 1499, John Skelton, The Bowge of Court:
      And with that worde on me she gave a glome / With browes bente and gan on me to stare / Full daynnously, and fro me she dyde fare, / Levynge me stondynge as a mased man [...].