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Word Example of - comparative

    Example Sentences for comparative

    Desert wilds were, however, peopled, and the children of the emigrants succeeded to homes of comparative comfort.

    But this is not the only advantage of a comparative study of religions.

    In the comparative stillness I could now distinctly hear every word that was said on deck.

    No comparative tests by independent investigators are available.

    There are three degrees of comparison,the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.

    Woman is tried by her comparative Defencelessness in Public.

    Strangely, it now becomes quite easy to view with comparative coolness the claims of mere hot-water wonders.

    But I do not say this, as will be seen in a moment, as a criticism of the comparative Toryism of the South.

    The same persons, absolutely the same, have passed from a state of remarkable power to a state of comparative impotence.

    As a matter of fact it was your comparative weakness that saved you.

Word Origin & History of - comparative

    Word Origin & History

    comparative 1447, from L. comparativus "pertaining to comparison," from comparatus, pp. of comparare (see comparison). Originally grammatical; general sense is from c.1600; meaning "involving different branches of a subject" is from 1670s. Related: Comparatively (1570s).