enviably enviably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an enviable manner

Usage(s):

  1. One is that despite their inability to dress for success, chat up girls or win the big homecoming game, they are often enviably--maddeningly--smart.
  2. Such humiliations can be writ small--a six-year-old who keeps beating Dad in Ping-Pong--or large--a generation that, enviably, manages to look more rebellious than one's own.
  3. In Story Theater, Director Paul Sills and his enviably talented company have set this mirror on the stage and its reflecting images constitute a hilarious allegorical romp.

News

  • Introducing the 2012-2013 Daily Herald Academic Team

    They get straight As. They take some of the toughest courses imaginable. They are very smart, enviably self-disciplined and acutely aware of the world around them. It's hard to beat these graduating high school seniors, who have been named to the Daily Herald 2012-2013 Academic Team.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  • These paintings were coveted on both sides of the Atlantic and secured the young Museum an "enviably solid foundation for future acquisition and development," as Henry James wrote in a well-known essay published in the Atlantic Monthly in the...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Henry James Source: HULIQ (press release)

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /