Definitions

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  • adv. In a cardinal manner.

Etymologies

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cardinal +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Hicks had expressed great doubts over the state of ‘welfare economics’ — a subject to which he had contributed a great deal, particularly as he urged the estimation of ‘utility’ ordinally rather than cardinally.

    Herman Daly Festschrift~ Hicksian income, welfare, and the steady state

  • Present presidential race has cardinally changed struggle process for a post of the US president.

    Why the White House's Embrace of Drupal Matters

  • “The curtain rising in the East seems to open events that bear cardinally on our race.”

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Marry, sir, by my wife; who, if she had been a woman cardinally given, might have been accused in fornication, adultery, and all uncleanliness there.

    Measure for Measure

  • As construed here, the desert principle presupposes that individuals 'virtue is cardinally interpersonally measureable.

    Egalitarianism

  • The fact that we live in a world which has been cardinally transformed is of great significance.

    A View From Kiev

  • Developments on an entirely different track sug - gest that economists have never abandoned the hope of proving that utility is after all cardinally measurable.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The truly vulnerable assumption, that utility, too, is cardinally measurable (in some fictitious units that have come to be called “utils”), goes back to Bernoulli and to Bentham.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • This simple geometrical truth caused the first serious dent in the idea that a cardinally measurable utility is indispensable for explaining value.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The least vulnerable of these assump - tions is that every commodity is cardinally measurable, which in common terms means that every instance of

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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