Definitions

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  • adv. In an unessential way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an unessential manner.

Etymologies

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unessential +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The correspondence between the Department of State and this minister will show how unessentially the features presented in its commencement have been varied in its progress.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • Congruism is based on an unessentially modified form of Molinism, than which it is more carefully worked out in its details.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Page 182 since the earlier settlements of the American colonies, the climate and the institutions of the New World have effected important modifications in the character as well as the physique of the descendants of the settlers, why, then, with a climate so unessentially dissimilar, if it be not for the institutions which are fundamentally dissimilar, has this change been so much less favorable to material prosperity in Virginia than in the adjoining States?

    A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; With Remarks on Their Economy

  • a University together modelled their Shelley on his back, unessentially drowned; and everybody may read about the sick mind of Dante Rossetti.

    Essays

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