doubly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dowbly, doubli, dubli, doubeliche, equivalent to double +‎ -ly.[1]

Adverb[edit]

doubly (not comparable)

  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
    Stealing and then lying about it is 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

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