Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or in the manner of any relation of individual to individual, rather than of group to group.

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Examples

  • Such is the office of Philosophy: the study of the truly wise man-wise for the present life -- still leaving out man's hold on a future, and his relations to his Maker.

    The Growth of Thought As Affecting the Progress of Society

  • If there were to be no Patricia in his future, ambition must be made to fill all the horizons; and since work is the best surcease for any sorrow, he found himself already looking forward in eager anticipation to the moment when he could begin the grapple, man-wise and vigorously, in the new environment.

    The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush

  • Jason rode with his hands folded man-wise on the pommel of his saddle and with manlike emotions in his heart, for, while the mountains still beckoned, this land had somehow grown more friendly and there was a curious something after all that he would leave behind.

    The Heart of the Hills

  • I haven't seen Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart yet - and Bridges is fine by me but not enough of a draw to see a film on his own so it was only when I found out very recently that Colin Farrell's in the film AND HE SINGS that I decided CH is a movie that I will definitely see at some point - but in the Oscar-crowd man-wise it's all about Firth for me.

    my new plaid pants

  • a monstrous grey Ape, who seated himself man-wise in the place of the fallen image, and the rain spilled like jewels from the hair of his neck and shoulders.

    The Day's Work - Volume 1

  • a monstrous grey Ape, who seated himself man-wise in the place of the fallen image, and the rain spilled like jewels from the hair of his neck and shoulders.

    The Bridge Builders

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