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[vizh-oo-uh-lee] /ˈvɪʒ u ə li/
in a visual manner; with respect to sight; by sight.
Origin of visually
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English; see visual, -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The last impression he had received before coming to me was visually revived in his memory.
  • The planting bed visually separates the driveway from the new entry walk.
  • We wanted to place the tables side by side and visually unify them as one piece.
  • Start with a visually dominant plant of an appropriate height and scale for center stage in your flower bed.
  • The step up sets the garden apart from the street without visually obscuring it---brilliant.
  • As a group, these selections visually illustrate the artists' enunciations of their diverse and complex experiences.
  • They were going to impose order, and they were going to do it visually.
  • Geladas are visually striking, with burning eyes and leathery complexions.
  • Accuracy was of extreme important, but so was making the painting visually appealing to visitors.
  • She was particularly innovative in presenting data visually.
Word Origin and History for visually

mid-15c., from visual + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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