Definition of Sweepingly

1. Adverb. In a sweeping manner. "He sweepingly condemned the entire population of the country for the war crimes"

Partainyms: Sweeping



Definition of Sweepingly

1. Adverb. In an encompassing manner. ¹

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Definition of Sweepingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweepingly

sweep through
sweep under the rug
sweep up
sweepage
sweepages
sweepback
sweepbacks
sweeper
sweepers
sweepest
sweepeth
sweepier
sweepiest
sweeping
sweeping day
sweepingly (current term)
sweepingness
sweepingnesses
sweepings
sweeplike
sweeps
sweeps stunt
sweeps stunts
sweepstake
sweepstakes
sweepwasher
sweepwashers
sweepy
sweer
sweered

Literary usage of Sweepingly

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1. Our Philadelphia by Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1914)
"He could not stand the suburbs—poor man, he came to spending suburban summers in the end—and of them all he held Germantown most sweepingly in disfavour. ..."

2. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"Now the reason that, as between these two men, the judgment jn material matters of the one is apt to be too sweepingly trusted, of the other too sweepingly ..."

3. The Clothing Industry in New York by Jesse Eliphalet Pope (1905)
"It is a serious question indeed, whether all home-work should be so sweepingly condemned, and all so-called factory work so sweepingly commended. ..."

4. The Theory of Practice: An Ethical Enquiry, in Two Books by Shadworth Hollway Hodgson (1870)
"They have denied too sweepingly the metaphysical truths contained in the ontology which they rejected, affirmed too sweepingly the ..."

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