Definitions

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  • adv. In a fitting manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fitting or suitable manner; suitably; appropriately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an appropriate manner

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Examples

  • Ah, post number one – fittingly, comes from a conservative defender of dumb – unrepentant in the face of a world, a nation and economy that are a reeling from the damage done when a C-student is put in charge.

    Duncan: Smart Is Cooler Than Ever - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Which, fittingly, is called the “jerk,” regardless of sign.

    Matthew Yglesias » Trying to Remember High School Physics

  • The Tower on the Hill, that is the meaning of the word "Dunster," and the name fittingly describes it; for it dominates many miles of beautiful and fertile country, and stands feudally above the village, perceptible from every angle of the street, at once a guardian and a menace.

    Lynton and Lynmouth A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland

  • Such an ideal champion of truth is fittingly designated by the English word "gentleman".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • He seems to take to heart the biblical admonition that a word fittingly spoken is like an apple of gold in a picture of silver (Proverb 25: 11).

    Vanguard

  • S. Carolina's first major title fittingly came against the other USC's top rival

    CNN.com

  • En, which means 'circle' or 'fate' in Japanese, fittingly illustrates the establishment's continued dedication to providing a quality and complete dining experience ..

    TODAYonline

  • Her financial partner, fittingly, is Kenneth Lerer, a former executive vice president of the Internet boom’s last great hurrah, the company formerly known as AOL Time Warner.

    Someone Uncovers a Blogging Business Model

  • Last night, in an arena where Shea's name fittingly joins the retired numbers of Seaver, Stengel, Hodges and Jackie Robinson, baseball witnessed a return to the past.

    Michael Shapiro: Ebbets Field, Redux

  • The artwork is still fairly underwhelming, but fittingly, that is the theme of the whole project: a feeling of going back to basics.

    Music Review: Metallica – Death Magnetic

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