parenthetic

[par-uhn-thet-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a parenthesis: several unnecessary parenthetic remarks.
2.
characterized by the use of parentheses.
Also, parenthetical.


Origin:
1770–80; back formation from parenthetical < Greek parénthet(os) interpolated (verbid of parentithénai, equivalent to par- par- + en- en-2 + the-, variant stem of tithénai to put + -tos verbal adjective suffix) + -ic + -al1

parentheticality, parentheticalness, noun
parenthetically, adverb
interparenthetic, adjective
interparenthetical, adjective
interparenthetically, adverb
unparenthetic, adjective
unparenthetical, adjective
unparenthetically, adverb
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parenthesis (pəˈrɛnθɪsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  a phrase, often explanatory or qualifying, inserted into a passage with which it is not grammatically connected, and marked off by brackets, dashes, etc
2.  Also called: bracket either of a pair of characters, (), used to enclose such a phrase or as a sign of aggregation in mathematical or logical expressions
3.  an intervening occurrence; interlude; interval
4.  in parenthesis inserted as a parenthesis
 
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek: something placed in besides, from parentithenai, from para-1 + en-² + tithenai to put]
 
parenthetic
 
adj
 
paren'thetical
 
adj
 
paren'thetically
 
adv

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Example sentences
Parenthetically, it's the only one of the top five who grew market share last
  year.
Parenthetically, it's impossible for me not to sympathize with him.
And no poet's reputation, it can be said parenthetically, is taken for granted
  either.
It is, parenthetically, one of the best performances she has given.
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