Definitions

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  • adv. In terms of character.
  • adj. In terms of text characters.

Etymologies

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character +‎ -wise

Examples

  • Dune - After 150 pages, nothing had happened, plotwise, characterwise, or themewise.

    Are There Any SF/F Books You Could Not Finish?

  • Sure, I realise that the last thing a lot of Bioshock fans want is Bio-Morrow-Shock-Wind, but when it comes to Bioshock 2 I hope that the developers will attempt something a little different characterwise rather than reiterating B1.

    Bioshock – Further Thoughts « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • I have to edit and polish as I go, mostly because while I'm doing that my mind is working out what happens next plotwise and characterwise.

    A NaNo Snippet

  • What happens in issue 137 may not be directly important to what's going on now and you shouldn't let it get in the way of some excellent story from a plot basis, but characterwise, it should INDIRECTLY affect everything, because it affected 138 which affected 139, which affected 140 and so on all the way until today.

    Giffen on Continuity | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • What happens in issue 137 may not be directly important to what’s going on now and you shouldn’t let it get in the way of some excellent story from a plot basis, but characterwise, it should INDIRECTLY affect everything, because it affected 138 which affected 139, which affected 140 and so on all the way until today.

    Giffen on Continuity | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The MJ one does make more sense characterwise, because her whole appeal is eye candy.

    What did I miss?

  • And even though Geoff wasn't I think going for OULIPO gaminess with 253, I'd agree with Johan that it certain fits in the category; he restricted himself wordwise, pagewise, and characterwise, all using the number 253, which I think the OULIPOists would have dug.

    Calling All Science Fiction Oulipians!

  • "Marco Rubio was like Tom Brady, characterwise," Matamoros says.

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • Saying nothing in these cases surely would have said more characterwise and those of us reading your article would have certainly gotten the point.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • O’Dowd and company bend over backward to say they are “tolerant” of other views on the club, but that’s contradicted by statements such as this from Monfort in 2006: “I don’t want to offend anyone, but I think characterwise we’re stronger than anyone in baseball.

    Bad Sports

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