from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. By way of concession.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By way of concession.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By way of concession or yielding; by way of admitting what may be disputable.


concessive +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • But they no longer sounded like a maddening cacophony bursting concessively on the eardrums and the mind.

    beneath an opal moon

  • But to talk of the _de novo_ origin of "living matter" as the result of the dynamic force of molecules -- themselves concessively

    Life: Its True Genesis

  • But, once locked up in their geometric solids, they remain permanently enduring forms -- concessively inorganic, not functionally-endowed, matter.

    Life: Its True Genesis

  • If they existed anywhere (which is concessively possible), with the necessary environment (also concessively possible), then the mastodon could no more help wallowing out of his essential plasma than the earth can help responding to its axial motion.

    Life: Its True Genesis

  • Where the forms of self-government or of individual self-direction have concessively been installed, under the

    An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation


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