As a comparative anatomist, MacLean viewed animal behaviors as evolutionary adaptations of the brain.
As a comparative study, it highlights the distinctively brutal features of American slavery.
Furthermore, the primate system permits the best in-depth platform for comparative studies.
He has been cast as the New Face of Libya and holds a Ph.D. in comparative democracy from the London School of Economics.
A third way to counter the negative stereotypes is to provide a bit of comparative historical context.
Desert wilds were, however, peopled, and the children of the emigrants succeeded to homes of comparative comfort.
The night duty had been a time of comparative peace to Carlotta.
In the comparative stillness I could now distinctly hear every word that was said on deck.
They shouted at each other in the jingle with comparative cheerfulness.
There are three degrees of comparison,the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.
mid-15c., from Middle French comparatif, from Latin comparativus "pertaining to comparison," from comparat-, past participle stem of comparare (see comparison). Originally grammatical; general sense is from c.1600; meaning "involving different branches of a subject" is from 1670s. Related: Comparatively.
A form of an adjective indicating a greater degree of the quality that the adjective describes. Better is the comparative form of good; faster is the comparative form of fast; bluer is the comparative form of blue; more charming is the comparative form of charming. (Compare superlative.)