Usage examples for characteristically

  1. General White's first greeting was characteristically unselfish and loyal, and typical of the British officer. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  2. The Vice makes his power felt in characteristically dark and tortuous ways. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  3. Under these circumstances the magnesite is characteristically fine- grained or massive, and occurs in veins, lenses, and irregular bodies in cavities and fractured zones. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  4. That is to say, this is the sight of Christ as He is now characteristically – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  5. Although characteristically Spanish, he belonged to a more sanguine type than the butler and spoke much better English than Pedro. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  6. Characteristically the Viceroy headed, not for the window, but for his own room, where his armor- long unused, except for state functions- hung waiting in the closet. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. " Ah," Madame shrugged characteristically – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  8. George Romanes' meaning would be more accurately expressed, I think, had he said: 'The ideal of Christian character holds in prominence the elements which we regard as characteristically feminine, e. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  9. The thought of the book of Job is characteristically Oriental. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  10. Characteristically for he inherited his father's business ability without his heart- he stooped over and picked them slowly up, thinking hard the while. – A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  11. It was his father- in- law's death that awoke him; and he awoke characteristically – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  12. Kettlewell saw at once that this argument wounded High Churchmen in the very point where they were most sensitive, and for the future preferred to speak of non- resistance as characteristically 'a Doctrine of the Cross. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  13. Very characteristically he wrote me a short note with his own hand, simply saying that he would be delighted to meet my friends at lunch on Wednesday next as proposed. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  14. And it is a characteristically German trait that no less than one- third of the work should be given to the philosophy and ethics of the subject. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  15. To him one day Franz, who was characteristically shy of speaking about himself and his longings, made a blushing admission that he had already composed a good deal. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  16. The fact is worth mentioning because it is characteristically ridiculous. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  17. We, characteristically thought first of death and wounds. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  18. They had apparently performed a duty that was characteristically German; for a few minutes after they appeared again, the U- 58 began to settle in the water, and soon afterward sank. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  19. In the end she had married Carlos Smith, and, characteristically had received him into her own home instead of going to his; as a fact, he had none, having been a parent's close- kept darling. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. The description of the hero is most characteristically Indian. – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt