interrogatively


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Related to interrogatively: indescribably, methodically, tactfully

in·ter·rog·a·tive

 (ĭn′tə-rŏg′ə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Asking a question or being of the nature of a question: an interrogative raising of the eyebrows.
2. Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to ask a question: an interrogative adverb; an interrogative particle.
n.
1. A word or form used to ask a question.
2. A sentence or an expression that asks a question.

in′ter·rog′a·tive·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.interrogatively - in a questioning format
2.interrogatively - with curiosity; "the baby looked around curiously"
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Translations

interrogatively

[ˌɪntəˌrɒgətɪvlɪ] ADV he looked up/looked at me interrogativelylevantó la mirada/me miró con gesto interrogante
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

interrogatively

advfragend; (Gram also) → interrogativ
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

interrogatively

[ˌɪntəˈrɒgətɪvlɪ] advinterrogativamente, con aria interrogativa (Gram) → in forma interrogativa
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References in classic literature ?
"Le Roi de Prusse?" Hippolyte said interrogatively, again laughing, and then calmly and seriously sat back in his chair.
(interrogatively), and asks in what respect they differ.
P-, who was not good at catching what was shouted in the wind, would say interrogatively:
He spoke to her--tenderly, interrogatively, and with hesitation, but she neither answered, nor moved, nor seemed in any way surprised.
Snatching the boat-knife from its sheath, he suspended its sharp edge over the line, and turning towards Stubb, exclaimed interrogatively, cut?
Sparsit, interrogatively, and in the most tranquil manner possible.
"I s'pose up to Boston, girls like that one are as thick as blackb'ries?" uncle Jerry said, jerking his head interrogatively in Rebecca's direction.
'We shall soon know,' I exclaimed; and at the same moment I stepped forward towards our guides, and pronouncing the two names interrogatively and pointing to the lowest part of the valley, endeavoured to come to the point at once.
"I see Vincy, the Mayor of Middlemarch; they are probably his wife and son," said Sir James, looking interrogatively at Mr.
"And yet?" Lady Saxthorpe repeated interrogatively.
Hartright?" said the lady interrogatively, her dark face lighting up with a smile, and softening and growing womanly the moment she began to speak.
Folding up the letter, while I looked at her interrogatively, she explained--