Definition of searchingly in English:



  • See searching

    • ‘Nor is the symbolism explored as searchingly as it might be.’
    • ‘Rina looked hard and searchingly at me, but finally she sighed.’
    • ‘He looked at us searchingly, a doleful expression demanding our sympathy.’
    • ‘He looked down at the ground searchingly, as if what he had to say were written on the ground.’
    • ‘My mother looked at me searchingly and asked what had happened.’
    • ‘We must always question, honestly and searchingly, the wisdom of any war.’