What is another word for questioningly?

46 synonyms found


[ kwˈɛst͡ʃənɪŋlɪ], [ kwˈɛst‍ʃənɪŋlɪ], [ k_w_ˈɛ_s_tʃ_ə_n_ɪ_ŋ_l_ɪ]

Questioningly is an adverb that typically describes a way of speaking or looking that expresses doubt or uncertainty. Some synonyms of questioningly include skeptically, quizzically, inquisitively, uncertainly, hesitantly, curiously, doubtfully, suspiciously, and tentatively. Skeptically and suspiciously both suggest a wary or doubtful approach to the topic at hand. Quizzically and curiously both suggest a sense of puzzlement or confusion, while inquisitively suggests a desire to gather more information. Uncertainly and hesitantly both suggest a lack of confidence or conviction. Finally, tentatively suggests a cautious or hesitant approach, possibly due to a lack of experience or knowledge.

How to use "Questioningly" in context?

When is it appropriate to use "questioningly" in a sentence? Q: Is it OK to say "I'm questioningly going to bed" instead of "I'm going to bed"?

I'm questioningly going to bed because I have to wake up early for work the next morning.

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