Exemplary vs Exemplarily - What's the difference?

exemplary | exemplarily |


As an adjective exemplary

is deserving honour, respect and admiration.

As a noun exemplary

is (obsolete) an example, or typical instance; an exemplar.

As an adverb exemplarily is

in an exemplary manner; ideally, admirably.

exemplary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Deserving honour, respect and admiration.
  • Of such high quality that it should serve as an example to be imitated.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • [Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary .
  • Ideal or perfect.
  • Serving as a warning; monitory.
  • as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages

    Noun

    (exemplaries)
  • (obsolete) An example, or typical instance; an exemplar
  • (obsolete) A copy of a book or writing.
  • (Donne)

    exemplarily

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an exemplary manner; ideally, admirably.