Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the side (of something); lateral.
  • adv. To the side; sideways; laterally; sideling; obliquely; indirectly.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *sideli (a), sideli (adv), equivalent to side +‎ -ly. Cognate with German seitlich ("lateral"). Compare also sideling.

Examples

  • Drama that cannot analyze itself usually is motivated one sidely to entertain.

    The Absurdity of Modern Media

  • Instead of the Crack Epidemic being dealt with one sidely putting the males in prison via the Crack Sentencing Laws it left the females free & able to continue to use Crack & Breed like Rabbits and folks!

    chicagotribune.com -

  • I'm not arguing the out come was right or wrong, I don't know much about this case, I merely asking why is this being presented so one sidely? (or do facts support this serious of events and the jury is just that wrong) 23 minutes ago, -0 / +1Just wait untl 2 Mexican teens beat a white grown man to death ...

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • For the article (while not one-sidely favorable) details not only the means both subtle and blunt by which our news of Ireland had been distorted and censored prior to the hunger strike breakthrough, but also provides direct admission by no less an authority than the British government's chief propaganda officer in the north about the tremendous impact of the American hunger strike support campaign against the British. "

    1981 Hunger Strikes

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