What is another word for deceivingly?

Pronunciation: [dɪsˈiːvɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

Deceivingly is an adverb used to describe something that appears different from what it actually is. There are several synonyms for this word including misleadingly, falsely, deceptively, and insincerely. Each of these words conveys the sense of something appearing to be one way, but in reality, it is quite different. Misleadingly suggests something that leads people to the wrong conclusion. Deceptively implies that something is intentionally meant to deceive or trick. Falsely means that something is untrue and does not reflect reality. Insincerely suggests a lack of honesty or authenticity. Regardless of which synonym is used, it is important to pay attention to how things are presented and not to be fooled by appearances.

Usage examples for Deceivingly

She tried to forget it and for a moment she smiled to herself deceivingly, and then-the smile was gone and by the determined set of her lips Jerry was her father's own resolute child again.
"The Reclaimers"
Margaret Hill McCarter
It is admitted that if one goes into a new place he estimates the agreeableness of it according to the number of people it contains with whom it is a pleasure to converse, who have either the ability to talk well or the intelligence to listen appreciatingly even if deceivingly, whose society has the beguiling charm that makes even natural scenery satisfactory.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner"
Charles Dudley Warner
deceivingly near to the shallow rock-based ford before the Corral, so near that only the wise ones knew how to miss it, Nature placed the cruelest whirlpool that ever swung an even surface up stream, its gentle motion telling nothing of the fatal suction underneath that level stretch of steady, slow moving, irresistible water.
"A Master's Degree"
Margaret Hill McCarter

Word of the Day

Parrots diseases sign
Parrots diseases sign is a term used to describe symptoms that indicate illness in pet parrots. However, there are many antonyms for this word that can be used to describe the oppo...