Etymology

1. comparatively

adverb. ['kəmˈpærətɪvˌliː'] in a relative manner; by comparison to something else.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • comparative (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Comparatively

  • accumulatively
  • accumulatively
  • actively
  • administratively
  • affectively
  • affirmatively
  • aggressively
  • alternatively
  • appreciatively
  • appreciatively
  • assertively
  • attentively
  • attractively
  • authoritatively
  • bravely
  • cohesively
  • collectively
  • competitively
  • comprehensively
  • compulsively

Example sentences of the word comparatively


1. Adverb
The influence of the past is never far away and stretches from ancient to comparatively recent events.

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