Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an elemental manner; with reference to or as regards elements.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb According to elements; literally.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in an elemental manner
  • adverb literally

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Examples

  • Then, with a flair for timing that can only be described as elementally perverse, nature unleashed another blow.

    Colossus

  • Then, with a flair for timing that can only be described as elementally perverse, nature unleashed another blow.

    Colossus

  • I feel very human and elementally exposed in a way that helps me further my appreciation of life and the family I always return to after my short excursions.

    Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan

  • If you are concerned with humankind, you must rightly perceive the object of your concern elementally.

    Nancy Chuda: To Invent Fire

  • If you are concerned with humankind, you must rightly perceive the object of your concern elementally.

    Nancy Chuda: To Invent Fire

  • He could be as elementally raw at times as a screaming savage; and at other times as delicate as a maid, as subtle as a Spaniard.

    WHEN GOD LAUGHS

  • Jees Uck, whose mind was simple, who thought elementally and was unused to weighing life in its subtler quantities, read Amos

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • And, more elementally, don't they know there's a recession on?

    Terrance Heath: The Jobs Deficit & The Breaking Point, Pt. 2

  • At the festival's lively new downtown location, featuring the elementally dubbed TIFF Lightbox film center, Mr. Turturro has joined New Yorkers Woody Allen, Julian Schnabel, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Cameron Mitchell and others to offer films big, small and unclassifiable.

    Turturro Leads the Yankees Into Canada

  • I feel very human and elementally exposed in a way that helps me further my appreciation of life and the family I always return to after my short excursions.

    Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan

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