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Meaning of "expletively" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPLETIVELY

expletively  [ɪkˈspliːtɪvlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPLETIVELY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Expletively is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES EXPLETIVELY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of expletively in the English dictionary

The definition of expletively in the dictionary is in an expletive manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPLETIVELY


abortively
əˈbɔːtɪvlɪ
alternatively
ɔːlˈtɜːnətɪvlɪ
assertively
əˈsɜːtɪvlɪ
collectively
kəˈlektɪvlɪ
concretively
kənˈkriːtɪvlɪ
constitutively
ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːtɪvlɪ
discretively
dɪsˈkriːtɪvlɪ
effectively
ɪˈfɛktɪvlɪ
furtively
ˈfɜːtɪvlɪ
inductively
ɪnˈdʌktɪvlɪ
institutively
ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːtɪvlɪ
negatively
ˈneɡətɪvlɪ
positively
ˈpɒzɪtɪvlɪ
relatively
ˈrɛlətɪvlɪ
respectively
rɪˈspɛktɪvlɪ
self-assertively
ˌsɛlfəˈsɜːtɪvlɪ
sportively
ˈspɔːtɪvlɪ
substitutively
ˈsʌbstɪˌtjuːtɪvlɪ
supportively
səˈpɔːtɪvlɪ
unassertively
ˌʌnəˈsɜːtɪvlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPLETIVELY

explainable
explainer
explanation
explanative
explanatively
explanatorily
explanatory
explant
explantation
expletive
expletory
explicable
explicably
explicate
explication
explication de texte
explications de texte
explicative
explicatively
explicator

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPLETIVELY

actively
aggressively
collaboratively
comparatively
competitively
comprehensively
creatively
cumulatively
excessively
exclusively
extensively
intuitively
lively
lovely
massively
objectively
progressively
qualitatively
quantitatively
successively
tentatively

Synonyms and antonyms of expletively in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «expletively» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPLETIVELY

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The translations of expletively from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «expletively» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

expletively
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

expletively
570 millions of speakers

English

expletively
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

expletively
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

expletively
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

expletively
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

expletively
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

expletively
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

expletively
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara mendalam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

expletively
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

expletively
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

expletively
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumebare
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

expletively
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

expletively
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निष्कपटपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

expletively
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

expletively
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

expletively
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

expletively
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

expletively
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

expletively
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

expletively
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

expletively
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

expletively
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of expletively

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLETIVELY»

The term «expletively» is used very little and occupies the 159.312 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLETIVELY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about expletively

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPLETIVELY»

Discover the use of expletively in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to expletively and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A series of letters addressed to Rev. Hosea Ballou of ...
All that Mr. B. has said about the term souVs being used expletively, and about the deficiency of Luke's language, amounts to nothing. This in fact he confesses himself; for after laboring some time to prove that the term soul is used expletively , ...
Charles Hudson, 1827
2
An inquiry into the Scriptural import of the words sheol, ...
And, as soul is used expletively, so is body also, in several passages of the New Testament ; asKom.vi. 6. that the body of sin may be destroyed : vii. 4. ye are dead to the law by the body of Christ : vii. 24. who shall deliver me from the body of ...
Walter Balfour, 1825
3
Charles Xii an Incapacitated Poem, on One of the ...
Containing many classic works from important dramatists and poets, this collection has something for every lover of the stage and verse. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this ...
Anonymous, 2011
4
A Rhetorical Grammar of the English Language
Expletively. Come, sirs ; fight it out. 9. Vaguely. It is very hot. It is very cold. It rains. It snows. 93. A Compound Pronoun is a compound personator ; or, is a Pronoun whose immediate elements are a simple pronoun, and one of the suffixes, self, ...
David Henry Cruttenden, 1870
5
The Philosophy of Language; Or, Language as an Exact ...
Expletively. Come, sirs ; fight it out. 9. Vaguely. It is very hot. It is very cold. It rains. It snows. 93. A Compound Pronoun is a compound personator ; or, is a Pronoun whose immediate elements are a simple pronoun, and one of Hie suffixes, self, ...
David Henry Cruttenden, 1870
6
A discussion of the doctrines of the endless misery and ...
Or, is the word soul in Matthew used expletively, as in some other passages ? ( See Matt. ii : 20 ; vii : 25 ; Rom. xiii : 1 ; 1 Pet. iii : 20 ; where it is used either expletively, or else simply to express person,) and as is used the word body in various ...
Alexander Campbell, Dolphus Skinner, 1840
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A reply to Mr. Balfours̓ essays: touching the state of the ...
The term soul, as I said in the Inquiry, is used expletively, for he would have expressed the whole man as Luke did, if he had only used the term body. But he adopted the other mode of speaking among the Jews, different from Luke. But is the ...
Charles Hudson, 1828
8
The Millennial Harbinger
20; where it is used either expletively, or else simply to express person,) and as is used the word body in various places? (See Rom. vi. 6; vii. 24; Col. ii. 11; and many other texts.) 22 — Again, granting that the power to be feared was that of ...
Alexander Campbell, William Kimbrough Pendleton, Charles Louis Loos, 1837
9
Three essays: On the intermediate state of the dead. The ...
The term soul, as I said in the Inquiry, is used expletively, for he would have expressed the whole man as Luke did, if he had only used the term body. But he adopted the other mode of speaking among the Jews, different from Luke. But is the ...
Walter Balfour, 1828
10
Clitics in Greek: A Minimalist Account of Proclisis and Enclisis
Finally, subject strong pronouns can also be [± human], [± referential] (i.e. bound or free), and they cannot be used expletively, impersonally or participate in idioms. Pro, on the other hand, may receive expletive, impersonal, and arbitrary ...
Marios Mavrogiorgos, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPLETIVELY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term expletively is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kim Kardashian blasts 'lames' who suggest she's faking her …
... she was "praying [she could] get through the day," Kardashian began expletively addressing the people doubting her pregnancy was real by ... «International Business Times UK, Jun 15»
2
The Last Word Festival: Picks From The Performers Themselves
Grist tells us about his expletively-titled show: “Tim Clare and I have teamed up to see if we can write the worst poems we can think of. Teaching ... «Londonist, May 15»
3
Table Talk: AA Gill reviews Peyote, London W1
I've had some expletively, mouth-seducingly wonderful Central American food, but mostly what you get outside Mexico is nappies filled with ... «The Sunday Times, Mar 15»
4
Rosie Perez Leaving 'The View'?! Co-Host Rosie O'Donnell Slams …
O'Donnell expletively stated. On Wednesday, speculations about Rosie Perez leaving the show first surfaced. It was after she took a month off ... «Jobs & Hire, Jan 15»
5
Iggy Azalea Twitter Beef Intensifies: Azealia Banks Unleashes …
Despite Azealia Banks' expletively insulting beef against Iggy Azalea, the Australian rapper just posted a link for productive ways to help in the ... «Jobs & Hire, Dec 14»
6
Malia Obama gets more negative social media attention via NFL's …
Of course, that social media abbreviation means the expletively engaged phrase 'laughing my f—king ass off.' It is less than one week since ... «Examiner.com, Dec 14»
7
Meet Generation Entitlement
When the wifi cut out, the man was completely and expletively annoyed. "How quickly the world owes him something he knew existed only 10 ... «marie claire magazine Australia, Sep 14»
8
Ultimate road trip ends in success
It is equally, but not as expletively, stressed thus, and the Project Wildman groups he's established, are not "new-age" stuff, nor are there ... «New Zealand Herald, Jan 14»
9
30 in 15: Canucks get used to life under Tortorella
"To be honest, I don't listen to that [stuff]," the forward expletively told the Vancouver Province. "That's what it is. It's [stuff]. We believe in ... «NHL.com, Sep 13»
10
Armando Iannucci would love to write for Doctor Who
When Peter Capaldi was announced as the next Doctor, a good chunk of people found it difficult to separate the actor from his expletively ... «Den Of Geek, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Expletively [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/expletively>. Feb 2020 ».
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