[ UK /sˈɪɡnə‍li/ ]
  1. in a signal manner
    signally inappropriate methods
  2. as a signal
    a term that is used signally rather than symbolically
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How To Use signally In A Sentence

  • While dealers in "shabby chic" vintage furniture are quids in, and the internet trade in original Danish modernist furniture is booming on auction sites such as eBay, Habitat has signally failed to establish itself as the home of good contemporary design. A new era for Habitat … 'How can we trade with three shops?'
  • In Montgomery he suffered many regrets, not because of his treatment there, but because he felt it was indecent for him to live on his pension and stock from American Petroleum when he had failed them so signally: 'They hired me to help them maintain good relations with the Mexican government, and I had to sit by in impotence when CArdenas stole our entire operation and hundreds of yean of oil reserves. Mexico
  • No circumstances of the Norman Conquest more forcibly illustrate the humiliation of the conquered people, than the measures by which the invaders imposed their language on the public courts of the country, and endeavored to make it permanently usurp the place of the mother-tongue of the despised multitude; and no fact more signally displays our conservative temper than the general reluctance of English society to relinquish the use of the French words and phrases which still tincture the language of parliament, and the procedures of Westminster Hall, recalling to our minds the insolent domination of a few powerful families who occupied our country by force, and ruled our forefathers with vigorous injustice. A Book About Lawyers
  • But he signally failed to sort out rates of migration to these islands, which have peaked after being consistently low for a quarter-century.
  • Taking the lead as the field straightened for home, Pegasus charged down the middle of the stretch with his ears pricked, signally he still had plenty left.
  • The council is signally failing to keep the streets clean.
  • You have signally failed to do what was expected of you.
  • The touchstone is this Rolling Stone postmortem of the battle over Caliornia’s Proposition 8, which concludes that the anti-gay amendment could have been defeated, but for a signally inept campaign waged by its opponents. But Dude, They’re WRONG
  • signally inappropriate methods
  • Spirit, was that of justification by the works of the law or by the faith of Christ; they very well knew that it was not the former, but the latter; and therefore must needs be inexcusable in forsaking a doctrine which had been so signally owned and attested, and exchanging it for one that had received no such attestations. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
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