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English definition of “woodenly”


adverb     /ˈwʊd.ə disapproving
in an awkward way or showing no expression : She nodded woodenly, her body still numb from the shock .Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotionsInability and awkwardness
(Definition of woodenly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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