Sedentarily
Sedentarily Sed"en*ta*ri*ly, adv. In a sedentary manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • sedentarily — See sedentary. * * * …   Universalium

  • sedentarily — adverb In a sedentary way …   Wiktionary

  • sedentarily — sed·en·tar·i·ly …   English syllables

  • sedentarily — |sedən.|terəlē adverb : in a sedentary manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • sedentary — sedentarily /sed n tair euh lee, sed n ter /, adj. sedentariness, n. /sed n ter ee/, adj. 1. characterized by or requiring a sitting posture: a sedentary occupation. 2. accustomed to sit or rest a great deal or to take little exercise. 3. Chiefly …   Universalium

  • sedentariness — See sedentarily. * * * …   Universalium

  • sedentary — [ sɛd(ə)nt(ə)ri] adjective 1》 tending to spend much time seated.     ↘(of work or a way of life) characterized by much sitting and little physical exercise.     ↘sitting. 2》 Zoology & Anthropology inhabiting the same locality throughout life. 3》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sedentary — /ˈsɛdəntri / (say seduhntree) adjective 1. characterised by or requiring a sitting posture: a sedentary occupation. 2. accustomed to sit much or take little exercise. 3. Chiefly Zoology a. abiding in one place; not migratory. b. (of animals)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sedentary — [sed′ n ter΄ē] adj. [Fr sédentaire < L sedentarius < sedens, prp. of sedere, to SIT] 1. a) of or marked by much sitting about and little travel b) keeping one seated much of the time [a sedentary job] 2. a) …   English World dictionary

  • sedentary — adj. 1 sitting (a sedentary posture). 2 (of work etc.) characterized by much sitting and little physical exercise. 3 (of a person) spending much time seated. 4 Zool. not migratory, free swimming, etc. Derivatives: sedentarily adv. sedentariness n …   Useful english dictionary

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