Adverbs Starting with C
Cabalistically (adv.) In a cabalistic manner.
Calmly (adv.) In a calm manner.
Camously (adv.) Awry.
Candidly (adv.) In a candid manner.
Cankeredly (adv.) Fretfully; spitefully.
Cannibally (adv.) In the manner of cannibal.
Cannily (adv.) In a canny manner.
Canonically (adv.) In a canonical manner; according to the canons.
Capaciosly (adv.) In a capacious manner or degree; comprehensively.
Capape (adv.) See Cap-a-pie.
Capapie (adv.) From head to foot; at all points.
Capitally (adv.) In a way involving the forfeiture of the head or life; as, to punish capitally.
Capitally (adv.) In a capital manner; excellently.
Capitularly (adv.) In the manner or form of an ecclesiastical chapter.
Captiously (adv.) In a captious manner.
Carefully (adv.) In a careful manner.
Carelessly (adv.) In a careless manner.
Carnally (adv.) According to the flesh, to the world, or to human nature; in a manner to gratify animal appetites and lusts; sensually.
Carousingly (adv.) In the manner of a carouser.
Cartographically (adv.) By cartography.
Casually (adv.) Without design; accidentally; fortuitously; by chance; occasionally.
Catchweight (adv.) Without any additional weight; without being handicapped; as, to ride catchweight.
Catechetically (adv.) In a catechetical manner; by question and answer.
Categorically (adv.) Absolutely; directly; expressly; positively; as, to affirm categorically.
Catholicly (adv.) In a catholic manner; generally; universally.
Caudad (adv.) Backwards; toward the tail or posterior part.
Causally (adv.) According to the order or series of causes; by tracing effects to causes.
Causatively (adv.) In a causative manner.
Causeless (adv.) Without cause or reason.
Caustically (adv.) In a caustic manner.
Cautiously (adv.) In a cautious manner.
Cavalierly (adv.) In a supercilious, disdainful, or haughty manner; arrogantly.
Cavilingly (adv.) In a caviling manner.
Ceaseless (adv.) Without intermission or end.
Celestially (adv.) In a celestial manner.
Centennially (adv.) Once in a hundred years.
Centrally (adv.) In a central manner or situation.
Cephalad (adv.) Forwards; towards the head or anterior extremity of the body; opposed to caudad.
Ceremonially (adv.) According to rites and ceremonies; as, a person ceremonially unclean.
Ceremoniously (adv.) In a ceremonious way.
Certain (adv.) Certainly.
Certainly (adv.) Without doubt or question; unquestionably.
Certes (adv.) Certainly; in truth; verily.
Chance (adv.) By chance; perchance.
Chanceably (adv.) By chance.
Changeably (adv.) In a changeable manner.
Chaotically (adv.) In a chaotic manner.
Characteristically (adv.) In a characteristic manner; in a way that characterizes.
Chargeably (adv.) At great cost; expensively.
Charily (adv.) In a chary manner; carefully; cautiously; frugally.
Charitably (adv.) In a charitable manner.
Chastely (adv.) In a chaste manner; with purity.
Cheap (adv.) Cheaply.
Cheaply (adv.) At a small price; at a low value; in a common or inferior manner.
Cheerfully (adv.) In a cheerful manner, gladly.
Cheerily (adv.) In a cheery manner.
Cheeringly (adv.) In a manner to cheer or encourage.
Cheerly (adv.) Cheerily.
Chemically (adv.) According to chemical principles; by chemical process or operation.
Chevronwise (adv.) In the manner of a chevron; as, the field may be divided chevronwise.
Chidingly (adv.) In a chiding or reproving manner.
Chiefly (adv.) In the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially.
Chiefly (adv.) For the most part; mostly.
Childishly (adv.) In the manner of a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.
Childly (adv.) Like a child.
Chimerically (adv.) Wildy; vainly; fancifully.
Chirpingly (adv.) In a chirping manner.
Chirurgeonly (adv.) Surgically.
Chivalrously (adv.) In a chivalrous manner; gallantly; magnanimously.
Chock (adv.) Entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft.
Choicely (adv.) With care in choosing; with nice regard to preference.
Choicely (adv.) In a preferable or excellent manner; excellently; eminently.
Cholericly (adv.) In a choleric manner; angrily.
Chorally (adv.) In the manner of a chorus; adapted to be sung by a choir; in harmony.
Christianly (adv.) In a manner becoming the principles of the Christian religion.
Chromatically (adv.) In a chromatic manner.
Chuffily (adv.) Clownishly; surlily.
Churlishly (adv.) In a churlish manner.
Circularly (adv.) In a circular manner.
Circumferentially (adv.) So as to surround or encircle.
Circumscriptively (adv.) In a limited manner.
Circumscriptly (adv.) In a literal, limited, or narrow manner.
Circumspectively (adv.) Circumspectly.
Circumspectly (adv.) In a circumspect manner; cautiously; warily.
Circumstantially (adv.) In respect to circumstances; not essentially; accidentally.
Circumstantially (adv.) In every circumstance or particular; minutely.
Civily (adv.) In a civil manner; as regards civil rights and privileges; politely; courteously; in a well bred manner.
Clammily (adv.) In a clammy manner.
Clancularly (adv.) privately; secretly.
Clashingly (adv.) With clashing.
Classically (adv.) In a classical manner; according to the manner of classical authors.
Classically (adv.) In the manner of classes; according to a regular order of classes or sets.
Clatteringly (adv.) With clattering.
Clean (adv.) Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely.
Clean (adv.) Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously.
Cleanlily (adv.) In a cleanly manner.
Cleanly (adv.) In a clean manner; neatly.
Cleanly (adv.) Innocently; without stain.
Cleanly (adv.) Adroitly; dexterously.
Clear (adv.) In a clear manner; plainly.
Clear (adv.) Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off.
Clearly (adv.) In a clear manner.
Clerkly (adv.) In a scholarly manner.
Cleverly (adv.) In a clever manner.
Clinically (adv.) In a clinical manner.
Cloakedly (adv.) In a concealed manner.
Close (adv.) In a close manner.
Close (adv.) Secretly; darkly.
Closely (adv.) In a close manner.
Closely (adv.) Secretly; privately.
Cloudily (adv.) In a cloudy manner; darkly; obscurely.
Clumsily (adv.) In a clumsy manner; awkwardly; as, to walk clumsily.
Clusteringly (adv.) In clusters.
Coactively (adv.) In a coactive manner.
Coarsely (adv.) In a coarse manner; roughly; rudely; inelegantly; uncivilly; meanly.
Coastwise (adv.) Alt. of Coastways
Coastways (adv.) By way of, or along, the coast.
Coaxingly (adv.) In a coaxing manner; by coaxing.
Coequally (adv.) With coequality.
Cogently (adv.) In a cogent manner; forcibly; convincingly; conclusively.
Cognizably (adv.) In a cognizable manner.
Coherently (adv.) In a coherent manner.
Coincidently (adv.) With coincidence.
Coldly (adv.) In a cold manner; without warmth, animation, or feeling; with indifference; calmly.
Collaterally (adv.) Side by side; by the side.
Collaterally (adv.) In an indirect or subordinate manner; indirectly.
Collaterally (adv.) In collateral relation; not
Collectedly (adv.) Composedly; coolly.
Collectively (adv.) In a mass, or body; in a collected state; in the aggregate; unitedly.
Collingly (adv.) With embraces.
Comelily (adv.) In a suitable or becoming manner.
Comely (adv.) In a becoming manner.
Comfortably (adv.) In a comfortable or comforting manner.
Commandingly (adv.) In a commanding manner.
Commensurably (adv.) In a commensurable manner; so as to be commensurable.
Commensurately (adv.) In a commensurate manner; so as to be equal or proportionate; adequately.
Commensurately (adv.) With equal measure or extent.
Commercially (adv.) In a commercial manner.
Commodiously (adv.) In a commodious manner.
Commonly (adv.) Usually; generally; ordinarily; frequently; for the most part; as, confirmed habits commonly continue through life.
Commonly (adv.) In common; familiarly.
Compactedly (adv.) In a compact manner.
Compactly (adv.) In a compact manner; with close union of parts; densely; tersely.
Comparatively (adv.) According to estimate made by comparison; relatively; not positively or absolutely.
Compassionately (adv.) In a compassionate manner; mercifully.
Compatibly (adv.) In a compatible manner.
Compellably (adv.) By compulsion.
Compendiously (adv.) In a compendious manner.
Competently (adv.) In a competent manner; adequately; suitably.
Complacently (adv.) In a complacent manner.
Completely (adv.) In a complete manner; fully.
Complexionally (adv.) Constitutionally.
Complexly (adv.) In a complex manner; not simply.
Compliantly (adv.) In a compliant manner.
Complicately (adv.) In a complex manner.
Comprehensibly (adv.) With great extent of signification; comprehensively.
Comprehensibly (adv.) Intelligibly; in a manner to be comprehended or understood.
Comprehensively (adv.) In a comprehensive manner; with great extent of scope.
Comptly (adv.) Neatly.
Compulsatively (adv.) By compulsion.
Compulsively (adv.) By compulsion; by force.
Compulsorily (adv.) In a compulsory manner; by force or constraint.
Compunctiously (adv.) With compunction.
Con (adv.) Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; -- The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.
Conceitedly (adv.) In an egotistical manner.
Conceitedly (adv.) Fancifully; whimsically.
Concentrically (adv.) In a concentric manner.
Concernedly (adv.) In a concerned manner; solicitously; sympathetically.
Concessively (adv.) By way of concession.
Concisely (adv.) In a concise manner; briefly.
Concludingly (adv.) Conclusively.
Conclusively (adv.) In the way of conclusion; decisively; positively.
Concomitantly (adv.) In company with others; unitedly; concurrently.
Concordantly (adv.) In a concordant manner.
Concretely (adv.) In a concrete manner.
Concretively (adv.) In a concrete manner.
Concurrently (adv.) With concurrence; unitedly.
Condescendingly (adv.) In a condescending manner.
Condignly (adv.) According to merit.
Conditionally (adv.) In a conditional manner; subject to a condition or conditions; not absolutely or positively.
Conditionly (adv.) Conditionally.
Conducibly (adv.) In a manner to promote.
Confessedly (adv.) By confession; without denial.
Confestly (adv.) See Cofessedly.
Confidentially (adv.) In confidence; in reliance on secrecy.
Confidently (adv.) With confidence; with strong assurance; positively.
Confirmedly (adv.) With confirmation.
Confirmingly (adv.) In a confirming manner.
Conformably (adv.) With conformity or in conformity; suitably; agreeably.
Confoundedly (adv.) Extremely; odiously; detestable.
Confusedly (adv.) In a confused manner.
Confusely (adv.) Confusedly; obscurely.
Congenially (adv.) In a congenial manner; as, congenially married or employed.
Congruously (adv.) In a congruous manner.
Conically (adv.) In the form of a cone.
Conjecturally (adv.) In a conjectural manner; by way of conjecture.
Conjointly (adv.) In a conjoint manner; untitedly; jointly; together.
Conjugally (adv.) In a conjugal manner; matrimonially; connubially.
Conjunctively (adv.) In conjunction or union; together.
Conjunctly (adv.) In union; conjointly; unitedly; together.
Connaturally (adv.) By the act of nature; originally; from birth.
Connectedly (adv.) In a connected manner.
Connectively (adv.) In connjunction; jointly.
Connotatively (adv.) In a connotative manner; expressing connotation.
Conscientiously (adv.) In a conscientious manner; as a matter of conscience; hence; faithfully; accurately; completely.
Conscionably (adv.) Reasonably; justly.
Consciously (adv.) In a conscious manner; with knowledge of one's own mental operations or actions.
Consecutively (adv.) In a consecutive manner; by way of sequence; successively.
Consentingly (adv.) With consent; in a compliant manner.
Consequentially (adv.) With just deduction of consequence; with right connection of ideas; logically.
Consequentially (adv.) By remote consequence; not immediately; eventually; as, to do a thing consequentially.
Consequentially (adv.) In a regular series; in the order of cause and effect; with logical concatenation; consecutively; continuously.
Consequentially (adv.) With assumed importance; pompously.
Consequently (adv.) By consequence; by natural or logical sequence or connection.
Considerably (adv.) In a manner or to a degree not trifling or unimportant; greatly; much.
Consideringly (adv.) With consideration or deliberation.
Consistently (adv.) In a consistent manner.
Consonantly (adv.) In a consonant, consistent, or congruous manner; agreeably.
Conspiringly (adv.) In the manner of a conspirator; by conspiracy.
Constantly (adv.) With constancy; steadily; continually; perseveringly; without cessation; uniformly.
Constitutionally (adv.) In accordance with the constitution or natural disposition of the mind or body; naturally; as, he was constitutionally timid.
Constitutionally (adv.) In accordance with the constitution or fundamental law; legally; as, he was not constitutionally appointed.
Constitutively (adv.) In a constitutive manner.
Constrainedly (adv.) By constraint or compulsion; in a constrained manner.
Constructively (adv.) In a constructive manner; by construction or inference.
Consubstantially (adv.) In a consubstantial manner; with identity of substance or nature.
Consumedly (adv.) Excessively.
Consumingly (adv.) In a consuming manner.
Consummately (adv.) In a consummate manner; completely.
Consumptively (adv.) In a way tending to or indication consumption.
Contagiously (adv.) In a contagious manner.
Contemningly (adv.) Contemptuously.
Contemplatively (adv.) With contemplation; in a contemplative manner.
Contemporaneously (adv.) At the same time with some other event.
Contemptibly (adv.) In a contemptible manner.
Contemptuously (adv.) In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.
Contently (adv.) In a contented manner.
Contestingly (adv.) In a contending manner.
Continently (adv.) In a continent manner; chastely; moderately; temperately.
Contingently (adv.) In a contingent manner; without design or foresight; accidentally.
Continually (adv.) Without cessation; unceasingly; continuously; as, the current flows continually.
Continually (adv.) In regular or repeated succession; very often.
Continuedly (adv.) Continuously.
Continuously (adv.) In a continuous maner; without interruption.
Contradictorily (adv.) In a contradictory manner.
Contrariantly (adv.) Contrarily.
Contrarily (adv.) In a contrary manner; in opposition; on the other side; in opposite ways.
Contrariously (adv.) Contrarily; oppositely.
Contrariwise (adv.) On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand.
Contrariwise (adv.) In a contrary order; conversely.
Controversially (adv.) In a controversial manner.
Convalescently (adv.) In the manner of a convalescent; with increasing strength or vigor.
Convectively (adv.) In a convective manner.
Conveniently (adv.) In a convenient manner, form, or situation; without difficulty.
Conventionalily (adv.) In a conventional manner.
Conversably (adv.) In a conversable manner.
Conversantly (adv.) In a familiar manner.
Conversely (adv.) In a converse manner; with change of order or relation; reciprocally.
Convertibly (adv.) In a convertible manner.
Convexly (adv.) In a convex form; as, a body convexly shaped.
Convincingly (adv.) in a convincing manner; in a manner to compel assent.
Convivially (adv.) In a convivial manner.
Convulsively (adv.) in a convulsive manner.
Coolly (adv.) In a cool manner; without heat or excessive cold; without passion or ardor; calmly; deliberately; with indifference; impudently.
Coordinately (adv.) In a coordinate manner.
Copiously (adv.) In a copious manner.
Copulatively (adv.) In a copulative manner.
Coquettishly (adv.) In a coquettish manner.
Cordately (adv.) In a cordate form.
Cordially (adv.) In a cordial manner.
Cornerwise (adv.) With the corner in front; diagonally; not square.
Corporally (adv.) In or with the body; bodily; as, to be corporally present.
Corporately (adv.) In a corporate capacity; acting as a corporate body.
Corporately (adv.) In, or as regarda, the body.
Corporeally (adv.) In the body; in a bodily form or manner.
Corpulently (adv.) In a corpulent manner.
Correctly (adv.) In a correct manner; exactly; acurately; without fault or error.
Correlatively (adv.) In a correlative relation.
Correspondently (adv.) In a a corresponding manner; conformably; suitably.
Correspondingly (adv.) In a corresponding manner; conformably.
Corruptingly (adv.) In a manner that corrupts.
Corruptly (adv.) In a corrupt manner; by means of corruption or corrupting influences; wrongfully.
Corymbosely (adv.) In corymbs.
Cosily (adv.) See Cozily.
Cosmically (adv.) With the sun at rising or setting; as, a star is said to rise or set cosmically when it rises or sets with the sun.
Cosmically (adv.) Universally.
Cosmographically (adv.) In a cosmographic manner; in accordance with cosmography.
Costively (adv.) In a costive manner.
Counter (adv.) A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a.
Counter (adv.) Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.
Counter (adv.) In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.
Counter (adv.) At or against the front or face.
Counter (adv.) The after part of a vessel's body, from the water
Counter (adv.) Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.
Counter (adv.) The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.
Counter (adv.) The back leather or heel part of a boot.
Counteractibely (adv.) By counteraction.
Counterfeit (adv.) Representing by imitation or likeness; having a resemblance to something else; portrayed.
Counterfeit (adv.) Fabricated in imitation of something else, with a view to defraud by passing the false copy for genuine or original; as, counterfeit antiques; counterfeit coin.
Counterfeit (adv.) Assuming the appearance of something; false; spurious; deceitful; hypocritical; as, a counterfeit philanthropist.
Counterfeitly (adv.) By forgery; falsely.
Country (adv.) A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
Country (adv.) Rural regions, as opposed to a city or town.
Country (adv.) The inhabitants or people of a state or a region; the populace; the public. Hence: (a) One's constituents. (b) The whole body of the electors of state; as, to dissolve Parliament and appeal to the country.
Country (adv.) A jury, as representing the citizens of a country.
Country (adv.) The inhabitants of the district from which a jury is drawn.
Country (adv.) The rock through which a vein runs.
Courageously (adv.) In a courageous manner.
Courteously (adv.) In a courteous manner.
Courtly (adv.) In the manner of courts; politely; gracefully; elegantly.
Covenably (adv.) Fitly; suitably.
Covertly (adv.) Secretly; in private; insidiously.
Covetously (adv.) In a covetous manner.
Cowardly (adv.) In the manner of a coward.
Coxcomically (adv.) Conceitedly.
Coyly (adv.) In a coy manner; with reserve.
Cozily (adv.) Snugly; comfortably.
Craftily (adv.) With craft; artfully; cunningly.
Crazily (adv.) In a crazy manner.
Credibly (adv.) In a manner inducing belief; as, I have been credibly informed of the event.
Creditably (adv.) In a creditable manner; reputably; with credit.
Credulously (adv.) With credulity.
Creepingly (adv.) by creeping slowly; in the manner of a reptile; insidiously; cunningly.
Crescentwise (adv.) In the form of a crescent; like a crescent.
Cretaceously (adv.) In a chalky manner; as chalk.
Criminally (adv.) In violation of law; wickedly.
Cringingly (adv.) In a cringing manner.
Crisply (adv.) In a crisp manner.
Crisscross (adv.) In opposite directions; in a way to cross something else; crossing one another at various angles and in various ways.
Crisscross (adv.) With opposition or hindrance; at cross purposes; contrarily; as, things go crisscross.
Critically (adv.) In a critical manner; with nice discernment; accurately; exactly.
Critically (adv.) At a crisis; at a critical time; in a situation, place, or condition of decisive consequence; as, a fortification critically situated.
Crookedly (adv.) In a curved or crooked manner; in a perverse or untoward manner.
Crossly (adv.) Athwart; adversely; unfortunately; peevishly; fretfully; with ill humor.
Crosswise (adv.) In the form of a cross; across; transversely.
Crudely (adv.) In a crude, immature manner.
Cruelly (adv.) In a cruel manner.
Cruelly (adv.) Extremely; very.
Crustily (adv.) In a crusty or surly manner; morosely.
Cryptically (adv.) Secretly; occultly.
Crystallographically (adv.) In the manner of crystallography.
Cubically (adv.) In a cubical method.
Culinarily (adv.) In the manner of a kitchen; in connection with a kitchen or cooking.
Cunningly (adv.) In a cunning manner; with cunning.
Curiously (adv.) In a curious manner.
Curlingly (adv.) With a curl, or curls.
Currently (adv.) In a current manner; generally; commonly; as, it is currently believed.
Cursedly (adv.) In a cursed manner; miserably; in a manner to be detested; enormously.
Cursorily (adv.) In a running or hasty manner; carelessly.
Curstfully (adv.) Peevishly; vexatiously; detestably.
Curtly (adv.) In a curt manner.
Customably (adv.) Usually.
Customarily (adv.) In a customary manner; habitually.
Cuttingly (adv.) In a cutting manner.
Cylindrically (adv.) In the manner or shape of a cylinder; so as to be cylindrical.
Cynically (adv.) In a cynical manner.
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