pointedly


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point·ed

 (poin′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having an end coming to a point.
2. Sharp; cutting: pointed criticism.
3. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing: a pointed comment.
4. Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: a pointed lack of interest.
5. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture: a pointed arch.
6. Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.

point′ed·ly adv.
point′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.pointedly - in such a manner as to make something clearly evident; "he pointedly ignored the question"
Translations

pointedly

[ˈpɔɪntɪdlɪ] ADV [say] → intencionadamente; [ask] → sin rodeos, directamente
he was staring pointedly at the clockmiraba fijamente al reloj sin ocultar su prisa (or aburrimiento, )
she pointedly ignored himlo ignoró intencionadamente or aposta
he was pointedly left off the guest listse lo excluyó de la lista de invitados intencionadamente

pointedly

[ˈpɔɪntɪdli] adv
(= sharply) [say] → d'un ton tranchant
[remind] → sèchement; [ask] → sèchement
[refuse] → catégoriquement; [ignore] → ostensiblement

pointedly

adv speak, comment, lookspitz; referunverblümt; leave, stay away etcostentativ

pointedly

[ˈpɔɪntɪdlɪ] adv (look) → in modo significativo; (say) → in un tono pieno di sottintesi
References in classic literature ?
It was not a verbal remark, but a proceeding in dump show, and was pointedly addressed to me.
Resentment could not have been more plainly spoken than in a civility to her father, from which she was so pointedly excluded.
He protested that, except Lady Catherine and her daughter, he had never seen a more elegant woman; for she had not only received him with the utmost civility, but even pointedly included him in her invitation for the next evening, although utterly unknown to her before.
One among her fellow-travellers addressed her more pointedly than any had spoken before: "Why, you be quite a posy
In the carriage, on the way down Fifth Avenue, they talked pointedly of Mrs.
The managing clerk objected to the familiarity, and pointedly called him Mr.
Waiters removed cloths pointedly near the plain figure sitting almost alone.
She could not but smile to see the graciousness of both mother and daughter towards the very person-- for Lucy was particularly distinguished--whom of all others, had they known as much as she did, they would have been most anxious to mortify; while she herself, who had comparatively no power to wound them, sat pointedly slighted by both.
He asked her the question pointedly, and with a glance at her father.
Then, after remarking abruptly, "You seem to be rather intelligent, my man," he informed me pointedly that his name was Mr.
He had called in Camden Place; had called a second time, a third; had been pointedly attentive.
Such a compliment recalled all Catherine's consciousness, and silenced her directly; and, though pointedly applied to by the general for her choice of the prevailing colour of the paper and hangings, nothing like an opinion on the subject could be drawn from her.