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In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
Edgar Allan Poe

Meaning of "sternly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STERNLY

sternly  [ˈstɜːnlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STERNLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sternly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES STERNLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sternly in the English dictionary

The first definition of sternly in the dictionary is firmly or strictly. Other definition of sternly is harshly or severely. Sternly is also austerely or forbiddingly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STERNLY


Burnley
ˈbɜːnlɪ
carnally
ˈkɑːnlɪ
Charnley
ˈtʃɑːnlɪ
cleanly
ˈkliːnlɪ
Darnley
ˈdɑːnlɪ
dearnly
ˈdɜːnlɪ
dernly
ˈdɜːnlɪ
forlornly
fəˈlɔːnlɪ
greenly
ˈɡriːnlɪ
jejunely
dʒɪˈdʒuːnlɪ
keenly
ˈkiːnlɪ
meanly
ˈmiːnlɪ
obscenely
əbˈsiːnlɪ
opportunely
ˈɒpətjuːnlɪ
pristinely
ˈprɪstiːnlɪ
queenly
ˈkwiːnlɪ
routinely
ruːˈtiːnlɪ
serenely
sɪˈriːnlɪ
taciturnly
ˈtæsɪtɜːnlɪ
uncleanly
ʌnˈkliːnlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STERNLY

sternalgia
sternalgic
Sternberg
sternboard
Sterne
sternebra
sternfast
sternforemost
sternite
sternitic
sternmost
sternness
Sterno
Sterno can
sternocostal
sternotribe
sternport
sternpost
sternson
sternum

WORDS THAT END LIKE STERNLY

bairnly
certainly
commonly
evenly
heavenly
humanly
if only
mainly
manly
mistakenly
modernly
one and only
only
openly
read-only
slatternly
southernly
stubbornly
suddenly
the only

Synonyms and antonyms of sternly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sternly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STERNLY

Find out the translation of sternly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sternly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sternly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

严厉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con severidad
570 millions of speakers

English

sternly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कड़ाई से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بصرامة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сурово
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

severamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৃঢ়ভাবে নিষেধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sévèrement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tegas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

streng
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

厳格に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

엄하게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sternly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghiêm khắc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்டிப்புடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कडकपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sert sert
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

duramente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

surowo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

суворо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu asprime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυστηρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

streng
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sternly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

strengt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sternly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STERNLY»

The term «sternly» is regularly used and occupies the 63.061 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STERNLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sternly

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QUOTES WITH «STERNLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sternly.
1
Edgar Allan Poe
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STERNLY»

Discover the use of sternly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sternly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
This Black-Ideology: Anthology of Poems By A Black Child
Basically time and place inspired the small pieces that made up this book into; This Black-ideology, Black Child, Without Sonnet, Cultivating palatable soils, Phenomena, Until the End, A secret told to 1 is all and His fables.
Sternly K. Simon, 2011
2
Personalized Context-Aware Mobile Notification System
This book presents an overview of the components, approaches and techniques which are used to build a mobile phoneapplication that uses short messaging service (SMS) text messages to improve interaction, information distribution and ...
Simon Sternly K`, 2013
3
Delays and blunders: a comedy, in five acts
a comedy, in five acts Frederick Reynolds. Sternly. Oh— quite a new man since you saw him. — Why 'tis but a fortnight ago, he married Sir Edward's cousin. Henry. Married is he ? — Thank Fortune ! — So am not I, Master Steward. Sternly.
Frederick Reynolds, 1803
4
Amharic-English dictionary: H - N.
16-9° garram tame (see 16-9° gram gram (weight) •\{.aooo garammama to look at s.o. sharply, sternly, give s.o. a hard look (us. to intimidate him into keeping silent) , to glower; to chip or damage the edge of a crock or ewer; to caracole (horse); ...
Thomas Leiper Kane, 1990
5
Douglas Southall Freeman
"I. Have. Lived. Sternly". From the time the girl had recognized his tall form and had associated it with the word "Father," there had been between her and him an understanding that was independent of speech. Each was to the other as two ...
Johnson, David E.
6
The Parthenon: And Academian's Magazine ...
The lovers, engaged in the festivities of the evening, missed for awhile young Sternly, who had ever before appeared the more conspicious in such an assembly. They finally observed him in a retired part, leaning against a pillar of the hall, ...
‎1833
7
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete ...
"Bhante, I discipline one kind of horse gently, another kind sternly, and still another kind both gently and sternly.” "But, Kesi, if a horse to be tamed by you won't submit to dis— cipline by any of these methods, how do you deal with him?
‎2012
8
The Young Outlaw (Illustrated):
"Go on,"said Dr. Graham, eying Sam sternly ashe spoke. "You followedthe boys? "Yes. They made theirwaytotheend of a pier,where this youngman of yours slipped off his stockings, and,as well asIcould tell,for Iwas watching at a distance,  ...
Horatio Alger, Jr, 2014
9
Cally and Missy: The Fairy Tale Continues;
I thought; I spoke sternly. I surprised myself as I never speak sternly like that. It was Cally like! After all, when Cally speaks sternly to someone like that, they always seem to obey her, ALWAYS! His name is Joe. That's better Mrs. Levy; now tell ...
M Missy, 2012
10
Walt Whitman and Nineteenth-Century Women Reformers
67 The “(to women—sternly) ” entry makes the same kind of admonitions that Price made in her articles or speeches. Price alternated between blaming the male power structure for women's wrongs and taking women themselves to task for ...
Sherry Ceniza, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STERNLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sternly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Goodell sternly upholds Brady's 4-game ban
The four-game suspension handed to New England quarterback Tom Brady was upheld by Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday and the players' union is ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
2
Obama Sternly Warns China About South China Sea Expansion
U.S. President Barack Obama sternly warned China Monday that its land reclamation projects in the South China Sea are counterproductive and a threat to ... «Voice of America, Jun 15»
3
Deal sternly with those using chemicals for ripening fruits
Deal sternly with those using chemicals for ripening fruits. With the onset of summer, poisonous chemicals are used to ripen fruits, especially mangoes. However ... «Chandigarh Tribune, May 15»
4
Village association sternly opposes bridge options
A stern letter drafted by the Point Reyes Station Village Association calls on Caltrans to repair and maintain the Green Bridge rather than replace it, citing ... «Point Reyes Light, May 15»
5
'NK provocations must be dealt with sternly'
President Park Geun-hye called Tuesday for stern retaliation against any possible provocations from North Korea. "President Park called on the military to ... «Korea Times, May 15»
6
Tax evaders will be dealt with sternly: Trade tax department
GHAZIABAD: In a stern warning to restaurants and public schools evading taxes, a top state trade tax official has asked them to pay their dues on time or face ... «Economic Times, Apr 15»
7
Minister vows to handle strikes sternly
Strategy and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan warned that the government will deal sternly with a strike scheduled for this week by the umbrella union. «Korea Times, Apr 15»
8
History will sternly judge Japan in future
History will sternly judge Japan in future: S. Korean PM. English.news.cn 2015-04-09 15:29:26. Xinhua Weibo. Facebook · Twitter · Reddit · Diigo · Delicious ... «Xinhua, Apr 15»
9
Why Samsung Is Right In Responding Sternly To Galaxy S6 …
Remember all the furor over the iPhone 6 bending scandal when it was released, with the Internet going crazy and even asking if you can bend your phone like ... «Bidness ETC, Apr 15»
10
Ryan: Joe Gibbs sternly keeps his team on course...
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Sunday might have ranked among Joe Gibbs' most emotional wins in NASCAR, but it hardly seemed evident watching the venerable ... «NBCSports.com, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sternly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sternly>. Jan 2021 ».
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