Remarkably vs Distinctly - What's the difference?

remarkably | distinctly |

As adverbs the difference between remarkably and distinctly

is that remarkably is (manner) in a remarkable manner while distinctly is in a distinct manner.




(en adverb)
  • (manner) In a remarkable manner.
  • He performed the piece remarkably , offering novel interpretations to its nearly cliched passages.
  • (degree) To a noteworthy extent.
  • That dog is remarkably fierce.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2013, date=April 9, author=Andrei Lankov, title=Stay Cool. Call North Korea‚Äôs Bluff., work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Suggestions that those leaders are irrational and their decisions unfathomable are remarkably shallow. North Korea is not a theocracy led by zealots who preach the rewards of the afterlife.}}
  • (evaluative) (Used to draw special attention to a proposition).
  • Remarkably , three State assembly elections were decided by a total of fewer than one hundred votes.




    (en adverb)
  • In a distinct manner.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=17 citation , passage=Commander Birch was a trifle uneasy when he found there was more than a popple on the sea; it was, in fact, distinctly choppy.}}
  • * 2007 , Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant , ISBN 978-0-399-15446-1, p. 192,
  • "Aloud," he said distinctly, "the Seven Words are spoken thus. Melenkurion abatha. Duroc minas mill. Harad khabaal. "


    * indistinctly