Synonyms for parenthetical

Grammar : Adj
Spell : par-uh n-thet-i-kuh l or par-uh n-thet-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪ kəl or ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪk

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Définition of parenthetical

Origin :
  • 1620s, from Medieval Latin parentheticus from Greek parenthetos "put in beside," verbal adjective from parentithenai; see parenthesis) + -al (1). Related: Parenthetically.
  • adj incidental
Example sentences :
  • How are the parenthetical clauses in this selection kept in the back-ground?
  • Extract from : « The Ontario High School Reader » by A.E. Marty
  • How does the voice indicate that this phrase is parenthetical?
  • Extract from : « The Ontario High School Reader » by A.E. Marty
  • How does the reader give to these words the force of a parenthetical clause?
  • Extract from : « The Ontario High School Reader » by A.E. Marty
  • All brackets and parenthetical question marks are in the original.
  • Extract from : « Eighth Annual Report » by Various
  • Parenthetical—Incidental; not an essential part of a sentence or statement.
  • Extract from : « Punctuation » by Frederick W. Hamilton
  • Page 286, a parenthetical statement begins but no ending was printed.
  • Extract from : « Donald and Dorothy » by Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Parenthetical expressions may be set off by dashes (see p. 308).
  • Extract from : « An Advanced English Grammar with Exercises » by George Lyman Kittredge
  • Be careful of the case of who if a parenthetical sentence intervenes between it and its verb.
  • Extract from : « The Style Book of The Detroit News » by The Detroit News
  • "Commonly called rullocks," put in Mr. Bouncer, as a parenthetical correction, or marginal note on Mr. Verdant Green's words.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Vols. I to III » by Cuthbert Bede
  • These transitions also serve another purpose, namely, to indicate an interpolated or parenthetical idea.
  • Extract from : « The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 » by Ministry of Education

Antonyms for parenthetical

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