Definitions

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  • adv. In an anecdotal manner; by means of a recounted incident.

Etymologies

anecdotal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And I think what I'm told again anecdotally by women themselves and people who are advocates for patients is that they are still pretty much following the prior advice, that they're still getting mammograms under 50.

    Sorting Through Mammogram Confusion

  • And, again anecdotally, my own sense is that the academics on the right tend to be about as qualified, but not * strikingly* better than, the median.

    Conservatives for Affirmative Action

  • And then within your larger customers, what have you heard, just kind of anecdotally, from those guys in terms of their approach to marketing spending in 2010 relative to 2008?

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • I used the word "anecdotally" because I could only test for the area I live in.

    All About Symbian - News

  • As I kind of anecdotally referenced with NRF in New York, the former Symbol business or the EMB business is improving sequentially.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • On the spectrum policy panel, Jon M. Peha, a Carnegie Mellon engineer serving as the FCC's chief technologist, argued that change begins at home: The federal government is the nation's largest spectrum owner and "anecdotally" doing a poor job of managing it equivalently.

    Ars Technica

  • It is too soon to tell how local homeless population figures for 2009 will compare to 2007 numbers, Wheeler said, but "anecdotally" there appears to be an increase.

    Bakersfield.com Latest news

  • Yes, "anecdotally" I've heard there are many such properties, but due to "contractual obligations" (aka gag orders), those affected are not allowed to disclose such arrangements.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • A spokesman for Nationwide said that "anecdotally" more people were "interested in making overpayments", and that the building society was encouraging it "as much as possible".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Is that ... are you getting that from ... in the marketplace, or is that just kind of anecdotally?

    pfblogs.org: The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

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