Example sentences for: startlingly

How can you use “startlingly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Today, despite his fame, he remains a startlingly humble man.

  • The most feared (in a good-natured, humorous way) teen news--other than the startlingly high number of "your child was killed in a car crash" (in a lighthearted, frolicsome way)--was this: Your adolescent is enjoying sex and drugs.

  • It costs $349, startlingly high for a clock radio but not unreasonable if the claims are not overstated.

  • La Boqueria is also a startlingly vibrant community, where shoppers and merchants greet each other by name, ribald sallies across the aisles set off gales of laughter, and the freshness of the rape (an angler fish popular in Catalonia) is debated with the passion of a traffic mishap.

  • After all, even if you use an unadjusted CPI, the standard of living of the median family (50 th percentile) in 1950 America appears startlingly low by current standards.


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