[ UK /dˈʌbli/ ]
[ US /ˈdəbɫi/ ]
  1. to double the degree
    she was doubly rewarded
    his eyes were double bright
  2. in a twofold manner
    he was doubly wrong
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How To Use doubly In A Sentence

  • It is just as well that this doubly weighty volume, which offers a lot of poems for the pound, tends to reward the effort it demands. The Times Literary Supplement
  • If we happen to be in a drought condition, all fire precautions are doubly necessary.
  • This circumstance makes this most recent vote doubly frustrating.
  • As such, and as dealing with questions of household consumption, it was a form of activity doubly appropriate for women.
  • The swivel armchair is douBly comfortaBle to sit in.
  • The beams of wit, the lively sallies of humour, and the interchange of good fellowship, eradiated the glass in its circulation, and doubly enhanced its contents; and in amusements so truly congenial with the disposition of the Hon. Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. Or, The Rambles And Adventures Of Bob Tallyho, Esq., And His Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, Through The Metropolis; Exhibiting A Living Picture Of Fashionable Characters, Manners, And Amusements In High And Low Life
  • Part - time workers, the majority of whom are women, are doubly disadvantaged.
  • Wolf ended her life in her beloved Berlin, doubly exiled in her own country and shorn of her faith, left only with Was bleibt – what remains, the title of the account of being under surveillance by the Stasi that she wrote in 1979, and that aroused considerable controversy when published in 1990. Christa Wolf obituary
  • You must be doubly careful.
  • If this leave-taking is difficult, complex and conflict-filled for most young adults, it is doubly so for adoptees.
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