adverb. ['ˈpɑːrʃəli, ˈpɑːrʃli'] in part; in some degree; not wholly.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- partial (English)
- parcial (Middle English (1100-1500))
Quotes about partially
1. A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.
- Charles Rosen
2. We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
- Anaïs Nin
3. I knew that I had been partially right in the storeroom above the bar on Christmas Day. Whoever I had become had to die.
- Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot