observingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

observing +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

observingly (comparative more observingly, superlative most observingly)

  1. attentively, observantly
    • 1989, Philip G. Hill, Our Dramatic Heritage: Volume 4 (page 149)
      As Goethe had observingly read, a Frankfurt police ordinance of the fifteenth-century forbade fallen women to wear jewelry, silk, satin, or damask, and denied them the use of a pew in church.