Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: startlingly
IPA transcription: [st'ɑɹtlɪŋl,i]
Pronunciations of startlingly
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: startlingly
    Meaning: in a startling manner; "a startlingly modern voice"
Usage examples
  • All surrounding objects seemed startlingly near to the eye; much nearer than they really were.
  • These men, on their first appearance on the Continent, caused much surprise, they were so startlingly different from those preachers the people had been accustomed to.
  • It was the general belief that the students in these Western colleges, many of them farmers' sons, could never be taught the West Point idea. "But the Lieutenant who had just arrived from Lincoln received an impression startlingly in contrast to the general one.
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