Last modified on 30 May 2014, at 12:30

ordinarily

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ordinary +‎ -ly.

AdverbEdit

ordinarily (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) In accordance with normal custom or routine; as a matter of established occurrence.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.19:
      It is ordinarily seene how good intentions, being managed without moderation, thrust men into most vicious effects.
  2. Usually or as a general rule; commonly.
    • Ordinarily I go to the match on a Saturday
  3. In the usual manner; unexceptionally.
    • The man was ordinarily dressed

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