Definitions of keenly

  1. in a keen and discriminating manner; " he was keenly aware of his own shortcomings"
  2. In a keen manner.

Usage examples for keenly

  1. " I thought there might be a secret entrance," said Jennings, looking at her keenly but there seems to be none." – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  2. Flint was watching her keenly an ugly gleam was in his eyes. – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  3. Joe looked keenly at him. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  4. Bernard looked at her rather keenly – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  5. Stone looked at him keenly – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  6. Yes, John, as you so keenly observe, I have come back. – Lola by Owen Davis
  7. Then, listening keenly she heard a man's voice speaking with the housekeeper. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  8. Then he looked keenly at me, and asked: 'What is the matter, Ian? – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  9. He felt keenly the sentence which lay in them. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  10. He had keenly the sensation of being abroad. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  11. " Indeed, I appreciate your kindness most keenly but my husband and I go nowhere, nowhere at all. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  12. The dwarf's lady looked keenly at her. – The Lady of Fort St. John by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  13. Johnson sat up in his chair now, listening keenly for he knew that a crisis must be at hand. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  14. " Perhaps," he said keenly you have also an idea who the lady was." – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  15. He could feel things keenly and he had his romance; but Sylvia resumed: " I sometimes wonder if you ever felt really badly hurt?" – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  16. She remembered only too keenly the afternoon he had told her. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  17. I felt this more keenly than all they could say against myself. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  18. According to Benedetti, Count Bismarck was keenly anxious to extend the German Federation to the South of the Main, and desired with this object an intimate union with at least one Great Power. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  19. He looked keenly at Lawler. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. He thought keenly as he walked. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb