from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Primarily.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an aboriginal manner; originally; from the very first.


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aboriginal +‎ -ly


  • Does one just one day wake up and want to aboriginally slaughter someone?


  • AGB: Does one just one day wake up and want to aboriginally slaughter someone?


  • Anyway, let me finish with a quotation: "Man may be excused for feeling some pride in having risen, though not through his own exertions, to the very summit of the organic scale; and the fact of his having thus risen, instead of having been aboriginally placed there, may give him hope for a still higher destiny in the far future."

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • In some cases, I do not doubt that the intercrossing of species, aboriginally distinct, has played an important part in the origin of our domestic productions.

    The Egnor Files continued - The Panda's Thumb

  • Everything she later did and was given came from this first grace of predestination, won for her purely and entirely by the merits of Christ, not her own; and even those “merits” she “earned” came from the graces given her aboriginally, in view of her predestined status as the chosen Mother of the Savior.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • The almost entire absence of associated grasses, which forms so remarkable a feature in the vegetation of this island, may perhaps be accounted for by the land having been aboriginally covered with forest-trees.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • In the case of human remains inadvertently discovered on federal land, NAGPRA regulations require the government to notify Indian tribes "likely to be culturally affiliated with" the remains, tribes "which aboriginally occupied the area," and "any other Indian tribe ... reasonably known to have a cultural relationship to" the remains.

    Special Report: A Battle Over Bones

  • Thus the agnosticism of to-day will contribute to the reverence of the future, while I firmly believe that the religion of Humanity will come to be so interpreted as not to wholly exclude belief in an Existence anterior to man and to all things, from whom he and all he knows aboriginally sprang, unto whom he and all things ultimately return.

    Morality as a Religion An exposition of some first principles

  • (Lagrange, op. cit., 218) that the Arabian oracle-monger is a degenerate priest, not (Wellhausen) that all Semitic priests were aboriginally oracle-mongers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • All this, aboriginally inherited from the animals, occurs in rather less intense degrees in man, inclusive of baring the claws, for exactly this movement may often be noticed when somebody is speaking with anger and vexation about another person and at the same time extends and contracts his fingers.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students


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