doubtfully

All Adverb
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  • Mary took her time about going on and she began a little doubtfully. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Every now and then he cast his eye upon her, but still doubtfully. Cited from Garman and Worse, by Alexander Lange Kielland
  • One asked doubtfully what was likely to become of these men in their turn. Cited from The Education of Henry Adams, by Henry Adams
  • They talk doubtfully about water, but tell where they think it may be found. Cited from The Grand Canyon of Arizona, by George W. James
  • The captain turned and regarded us doubtfully, then looked off toward the ship. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • She took it up without looking at him, but at it she looked doubtfully. Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • A small boy threw open a little glass window and looked at him doubtfully. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He looked at her doubtfully, but she would not meet his eye. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • The poor woman remained long silent, and when she spoke it was doubtfully. Cited from St. Ronan's Well, by Sir Walter Scott
  • The modern man asked doubtfully where all this silent energy went to. Cited from The Ball and The Cross, by G.K. Chesterton
  • The man looked after us doubtfully, yet permitted us to pass beyond the guard-lines. Cited from My Lady of Doubt, by Randall Parrish
  • He looked at me a moment doubtfully with his big eyes. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • "Would it be all right for me to read one?" she asked doubtfully. Cited from Molly Make-Believe, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • He stood looking at her doubtfully, and it was she who came forward and put her arms about him. Cited from The Sturdy Oak, by Samuel Merwin, et al.
  • Several doubtfully distinct species have also been described; see the genus articles for these.
  • But the lieutenant, who stood in fear of his men, looked at him doubtfully. Cited from Count Hannibal, by Stanley J. Weyman
  • He put his hand to his legs and felt them doubtfully. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • She looked up at him doubtfully for a moment or two. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He eyed me doubtfully, or as much so as his great nature would allow. Cited from The Mayor's Wife, by Anna Katharine Green
  • He looked doubtfully up at the edge of the cliff so far above them. Cited from Helen of the Old House, by Harold Bell Wright
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Meaning of doubtfully

  • adverb In a doubtful manner
    Gerald shook his head doubtfully