Definition of presciently in English:

presciently

adverb

  • See prescient

    • ‘Disaster, states Martin O'Neill, perhaps presciently, is always lurking round the corner in this funny old game.’
    • ‘The start was the high point, but the speech did a number of smart things, as one of Clinton's speechwriters presciently described a few days ago.’
    • ‘They understand that this president, or any president, will not always judge future events presciently or execute policy flawlessly.’
    • ‘Both aims are a fantasy strongly reminiscent of the interwar idealism that Carr so effectively and presciently criticized.’
    • ‘But he adds, presciently: ‘I have a strange feeling that all this is important.’’
    • ‘Herman Melville presciently predicts the role of the media in modern Australian political life.’

Pronunciation

presciently

/ˈprɛsɪəntli/