doubly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1350–1400; Middle English [Term?]; double +‎ -ly.[1]

Adverb[edit]

doubly (comparative more doubly, superlative most doubly)

  1. (usually of relative importance, of degree, quantity or measure) In a double manner; twice the severity or degree.
    My mother was always doubly careful when winding the grandfather clock.
  2. in two ways
    doubly wrong
  3. (obsolete) with duplicity

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “doubly”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1] (in English), Random House, Inc., accessed 2014-12-02