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Meaning of PARENTHETIC

Pronunciation:  `parun'thetik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses; "parenthetical remarks"
  2. [adj]  as if using parentheses; "a parenthetical style"
 

PARENTHETIC is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: incident, incidental, parenthetical, parenthetical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par`en*thet"ic\, Parenthetical \Par`en*thet"ic*al\,
a. [Cf. Gr. ?.]
1. Of the nature of a parenthesis; pertaining to, or
   expressed in, or as in, a parenthesis; as, a parenthetical
   clause; a parenthetic remark.

         A parenthetical observation of Moses himself.
                                               --Hales.

2. Using or containing parentheses.

 
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