Circumstantially Cir`cum*stan"tial*ly, adv. 1. In respect to circumstances; not essentially; accidentally. [1913 Webster]

Of the fancy and intellect, the powers are only circumstantially different. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

2. In every circumstance or particular; minutely. [1913 Webster]

To set down somewhat circumstantially, not only the events, but the manner of my trials. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • circumstantially — adverb /ˈsɜːɹ.kəmˌstæn.ʃə.lɪi/ a) in a circumstantial manner b) regarding circumstance …   Wiktionary

  • circumstantially — adv. in a circumstantial manner, incidentally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • circumstantially — cir·cum·stan·tial·ly …   English syllables

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  • minutely — adverb in minute detail our inability to see everything minutely and clearly is due merely to the infirmity of our senses • Syn: ↑circumstantially • Derived from adjective: ↑circumstantial (for: ↑circumstantially), ↑minute …   Useful english dictionary

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