Definitions

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  • adv. By means of perspective; in perspective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Optically; as through a glass.
  • adv. According to the rules of perspective.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Optically; as through some optical instrument.
  • According to the rules of perspective.

Etymologies

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perspective +‎ -ly

Examples

  • We also see glimpses of Grosz's grotesque watercolors, and Beckmann's perspectively challenged sheets of street walkers and martyrs alike all treated with shades as luminescent and varied as those engineered digitally in present day.

    Alexander Adler: Lyonel Feininger: At The Edge of The World

  • But what Lucia and I will do without the man of our culturally, religiously, perspectively, wackily, outrageously diverse trio consisting of 3 incredibly different and unique people brought together under the strange circumstances only Peace Corps can offer - we shall yet see!

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  • Worse, it places Obama into two equally perspectively distasteful positions in addition to being distracting from the overall merits of his campaign platform itself.

    MLK Day

  • It would have been ideal to sort of do that perspectively, find out what they eat and figure out if they develop breast cancer.

    CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2006

  • Yes, my lord, you see them perspectively, the cities turned into a maid; for they are all girdled with maiden walls that war hath never entered.

    The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • DOBBS: Give us your assessment perspectively as to whether or not we have sufficient troops or capable now of moving ahead with elections in Iraq in January.

    CNN Transcript Nov 4, 2004

  • It would be unwise and certainly unhelpful for me to prejudge what we might do perspectively.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2001

  • ZAHN: Military involvement from other nations perspectively?

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2001

  • But I'm saying to you, if we're going to get along in America, looking perspectively, then it makes sense to be in a diverse setting, because we're moving so quickly to our gated communities in the suburbs, and our churches aren't, — where else?

    Oral History Interview with Arthur Griffin, May 7, 1999. Interview K-0168. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Q Joe, to look perspectively at Wye for just a moment, what conditions would have to exist there for the President to return?

    Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart

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