linguistically love

Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of linguistics.
  • adv. From a linguistic perspective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a linguistic manner; from the point of view of a linguist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a linguistic manner or relation; as regards language or linguistics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with respect to the science of linguistics
  • adv. with respect to language

Etymologies

linguistic +‎ -ally (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "That France should attempt to recolonize the world linguistically is surely more compatible with the aims of a great and confident power than is its attempt to preserve French as a genetically inviolate hothouse flower."

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  • Referring to one of GG's "consult your style guide" suggestions: Use italics when using a word linguistically, which means when you are talking about the word itself.

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  • It follows that failing to use an expression in accordance with its meaning is not using the expression linguistically incorrectly, but using it with a different meaning.

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  • Twelve million families, 12 million households in this country are what the Census Bureau calls linguistically isolated.

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  • They are what the Census Bureau calls linguistically isolated.

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  • A record 12 million households in this country are what the Census Bureau calls linguistically isolated.

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  • One of the less pleasant ways in which such rank can be pulled is to label the linguistically less secure "illiterate."

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  • China is homogenous (culturally/"linguistically"(the characters)/economically/etc) so that it is easy to 'unify'

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  • China is homogenous (culturally / "linguistically" (the characters) / economically / etc) so that it is easy to 'unify'

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  • But he really, really evidences this tic, and it's very specific and not an (as far as I'm aware) common candidate for filled pauses, which is kind of linguistically interesting.

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  • Its realted to literature which is what this is all about so I added it and I also like the way it sounds

    September 20, 2010