curiously

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English curiusly, curyously, curiosly, curiouseliche, curyouslyche, equivalent to curious +‎ -ly.

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Adverb[edit]

curiously (comparative more curiously, superlative most curiously)

  1. In a curious manner; with curiosity; inquisitively.
    The children peeped curiously into the attic room.
  2. Oddly; in a strange or unexpected way.
    Curiously, when I arrived home, the front door was standing ajar.

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