parenthetically


parenthetically

adjective

  1. of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a parenthesis: several unnecessary parenthetic remarks.
  2. characterized by the use of parentheses.

adj.1620s, from Medieval Latin parentheticus from Greek parenthetos “put in beside,” verbal adjective from parentithenai; see parenthesis) + -al (1). Related: Parenthetically.

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