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understandably

[ uhn-der-stan-duh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF understandably

Synonyms for understandably

  • sensibly
  • intelligibly
  • reasonably
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDERSTANDABLY

Understandably, the Navy constantly reiterated these statistics.

Fisher understandably deviates from Hudson in respect to Mm.

Jimmy's grandparents were, then, understandably aged seventy-eight and eighty-one.

Many of them could—and did—talk English understandably, and most of them seemed inclined to appreciate the joke.

Apparently his guides had made a tentative appearance and were, understandably, completely intimidated by Old Stone Face.

The speed, however, was only 200 feet per minute, understandably low.

Understandably so: his radicalism was stubborn and his opinions predictable.

It's like an escalation in the arms race, and understandably, no one wants to disarm alone.

Understandably, Marina desired "to get out of the house" and visit with me around Irving, Texas, when convenient to me.

Understandably, Dodsley was delighted to have his play even momentarily mistaken for the work of Alexander Pope.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "able to understand;" late 15c., "able to be understood," from understand + -able. Related: Understandably.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNDERSTANDABLY

reasonably

adverbin a reasonable manner
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