dumbly

All Adverb
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  • He looked dumbly first at her hand and then into her eyes. Cited from West Wind Drift, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I could find no words, and dumbly held out my right hand. Cited from Salute to Adventurers, by John Buchan
  • His stricken soul could only look dumbly into the world through his eyes. Cited from A Girl in Ten Thousand, by L. T. Meade
  • He touched his sister's hand, and dumbly looked into her happy face. Cited from A Knight of the Nets, by Amelia E. Barr
  • The son tried to move on, but his father stood before him dumbly for a minute. Cited from Evelina's Garden, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • They walked dumbly by each other's side down to the lake. Cited from Immensee, by Theodore W. Storm
  • He looked at her, dumbly -- he had no words at his command. Cited from Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man, Marie Conway Oemler
  • He looked up at her dumbly, and for some reason she, too, found it impossible to speak. Cited from Hidden Creek, by Katharine Newlin Burt
  • "Why have they done this thing to me?" they seemed dumbly to cry. Cited from The Cardinal's Snuff-Box, by Henry Harland
  • Why did He go dumbly to his death, and leave the world in darkness and in doubt? Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V2,R. G. Ingersoll
  • He turned dumbly to me, and held out his hand. Cited from The Right Stuff, by Ian Hay
  • Most of them haven't an idea what those are, but dumbly they know. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
  • So dumbly her heart went out to him and made the most of his friendliness. Cited from A Daughter of the Dons, by William MacLeod Raine
  • The girls cried out, and then stood dumbly looking at the pieces. Cited from Billie Bradley and Her Inheritance, by Janet D. Wheeler
  • He looked from one to the other dumbly, then back at the sheet in his hand. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • She started for the door while the girls watched her dumbly, not knowing what to do or say. Cited from The Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point, by Laura Lee Hope
  • I have given her a few of my things, for which she seems dumbly grateful. Cited from The Prairie Wife, by Arthur Stringer
  • He looked at his fingers dumbly as if expecting to find them covered with blood. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • Why did he go dumbly to His death, leaving the world to misery and to doubt? Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V2,R. G. Ingersoll
  • I say dumbly-for now began the rule of silence. Cited from Jailed for Freedom, by Doris Stevens
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Meaning of dumbly

  • adverb In a stupid manner
    he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone
  • adverb In an inarticulate manner
    I nodded dumbly and he slit the envelope