[ US /ˈtɛɫɪŋɫi/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛlɪŋli/ ]
  1. in a telling manner
    the plain manner of its style all the more tellingly points up the horror of the case
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How To Use tellingly In A Sentence

  • He tellingly took a seat next to his secretary and not next to his wife.
  • She says, "I love you". Tellingly, he responds, "I want you".
  • In the show, Jagger chose to concentrate on the making of the Stones album Exile on Main Street, though tellingly he dwelt not on the industrial quantities of heroin that Richards had shipped into his French Riviera villa, but more on the eclectic range of musical influence that shaped his own songwriting intelligence. Rewind radio: Jagger's Jukebox; Keith Richards at Home; Johnnie Walker With the Kinks
  • More tellingly, in the case of Finnegan, the auctioneer requested his Jersey solicitors to give him a new name as one of the stated owners of Canio.
  • Most tellingly is the precarious position of the greens. The latest poll
  • Here, most tellingly, the study misses the light shed by new Western studies.
  • It was bleak and funny and tellingly observant. Times, Sunday Times
  • Most tellingly, in the decades after the Revolution, a raft of medical literature appeared that counseled against all forms of nonmarital—and even many forms of marital—sex. A Renegade History of the United States
  • When you preach equality/diversity but live like a racist, you are being tellingly inconsistent with your words and actions. The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities
  • This small moment speaks tellingly of the way that masculinity is defined for the main character.
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