What is another word for relatively?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛlətˌɪvli] (IPA)

When expressing comparisons between things, the word "relatively" is often used to indicate that something is only somewhat different or less than something else. However, there are many synonyms for this word that can be used to express the same idea with slightly different connotations. Some examples include "comparatively," "moderately," "somewhat," "fairly," "reasonably," "relativistically," and "to some degree." These words can all be useful when trying to convey a subtle difference in meaning or attitude, and can help to add variety and interest to your writing. Regardless of which synonym you choose, be sure to use it consistently and effectively to enhance your overall message.

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What are the hypernyms for Relatively?

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What are the opposite words for relatively?

Antonyms for the word "relatively" include words like absolutely, entirely, fully, completely, totally, and unequivocally. These words suggest something that is not relative or restricted in any way, but instead is absolute and without any exceptions or qualifications. When we use an antonym like "absolutely," we are indicating that there is no room for ambiguity or comparison, and that something is true or complete in every possible sense. By contrast, when we use "relatively," we are suggesting that there are limits or conditions to what we are discussing. Antonyms allow us to explore the full range of meaning and nuance in a word, and provide greater depth to our language.

Usage examples for Relatively

The first leg, the four hundred miles from the Bosporous to the mouth of the river, was relatively easy.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
He was short and thick and strongly built; he had powerful shoulders and his feet in comparison with Mea's feet were relatively small.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
You remember the formula for L.S.T. from G.S.T. was the same relatively as L.M.T. from G.M.T., i.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper

Famous quotes with Relatively

  • No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?
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  • To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.
    James A. Baldwin
  • It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity.
    Peter Bart
  • When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
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  • It's interesting, though, that in daily life, I think of myself as being relatively unobservant.
    Ann Beattie

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