Remarkably vs Striking - What's the difference?

remarkably | striking |

As an adverb remarkably

is (manner) in a remarkable manner.

As an adjective striking is

making a strong impression.

As a verb striking is


As a noun striking is

the act by which something strikes or is struck.




(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 adjective)
  • Making a strong impression.
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  • *:This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking . In complexion fair, and with blue or gray eyes, he was tall as any Viking, as broad in the shoulder.
  • Verb

  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something strikes or is struck.
  • * 2012 , Andrew Pessin, Uncommon Sense (page 142)
  • We've observed plenty of strikings followed by lightings, so even if we should not say that the strikings cause the lightings, isn't it at least reasonable to predict, and to believe, that the next time we strike a match in similar conditions, it will be followed by a lighting?