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Circumstantially definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CIRCUMSTANTIALLY, adv.
1. According to circumstances; not essentially; accidentally.
2. Minutely; exactly; in every circumstance of particular.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: according to circumstances; "he was convicted circumstantially"
2: insofar as the circumstances are concerned; "the account was circumstantially accurate"
3: in minute detail; "our inability to see everything minutely and clearly is due merely to the infirmity of our senses" [syn: minutely, circumstantially]
4: without advance planning; "they met accidentally" [syn: by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedly] [ant: advisedly, by choice, by design, deliberately, designedly, intentionally, on purpose, purposely]

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adverb see circumstantial

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Circumstantially Cir`cum*stan"tial*ly, adv. 1. In respect to circumstances; not essentially; accidentally. Of the fancy and intellect, the powers are only circumstantially different. --Glanvill. 2. In every circumstance or particular; minutely. To set down somewhat circumstantially, not only the events, but the manner of my trials. --Boyle.



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