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Definitions of unaffectedly

  1. Really; sincerely.

Usage examples for unaffectedly

  1. Mrs Saville and her daughter were unaffectedly interested in the pictures, but Mellicent declared the study of them such a " neck- achey" process that she soon abandoned the effort, and contented herself with criticising the people instead. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  2. But laugh she did, softly, unaffectedly and with plainly unsimulated amusement. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  3. Instead of slinking into a corner for the performance of an honourable act, he should have declared it, frankly, unaffectedly, to all who had any claim upon him. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  4. There are three or four women in England, and as many on the Continent, who have lived intellectually in harness for many years, and who unaffectedly delight in strenuous intellectual labor, giving evidence both of fine natural powers and the most persevering culture; but these women have usually been encouraged in their work by some near masculine influence. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  5. Now came the supper, which, as all present had dined early, was unaffectedly welcomed and enjoyed. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  6. In the meantime the cloud had broken, and the royal couple rejoiced unaffectedly. – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
  7. She spoke so unaffectedly that Angel was sure in his heart that his father could not object to her on religious grounds, even though she did not know whether her principles were High, Low or Broad. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  8. It is with philosophy as with religion: men marvel at the absurdity of other people's tenets, while exactly parallel absurdities remain in their own, and the same man is unaffectedly astonished that words can be mistaken for things, who is treating other words as if they were things every time he opens his mouth to discuss. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  9. The company of the gentleman I have already mentioned, who had a general acquaintance with literature and subjects of taste, was grateful to me; my countenance brightened up as he approached, and I unaffectedly expressed the pleasure I felt. – Maria The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  10. She restrained herself for his sake, and as everything she did she did it simply, unaffectedly, and even good humouredly. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. Was he so unaffectedly anxious to get away from it himself? – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  12. Say this, likewise, where it will probably be repeated; but say it unaffectedly, and, the last especially, with a kind of 'enjouement'. – Letters to His Son, 1749 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  13. He knew the work would be too much for him, and told me so quite simply and unaffectedly, but he was never a man to shirk a duty. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  14. Relieved of her anxiety, Mrs. de Vaux was unaffectedly pleased to see her eldest son. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. He instantly assumed the place of protector, which she so unaffectedly offered. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett
  16. Those who appreciate her real merits will see that she is more natural, more lifelike, and more unaffectedly humorous than the author of 'Pickwick Papers. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  17. That was surely an illustration of the true " laying- to" with an unaffectedly brave, bright resolution in it. – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
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