Naturally then—and I use the word as neutrally as I can—there are going to be two sets of reactions in play here.
But honesty only asked her neutrally, "Is it really growth and freedom, and generous expansion of the soul?"
"It ought to be refreshing," struck in Courtlandt, neutrally.
He gives the general view of things, clearly, neutrally, with no vulgar emphasis of black and white.
If her Words died away, as Snow melts, neutrally, 'tis no great Recommendation of them.
John looked sapient, and said, neutrally, that some poetry wasn't bad.
"Miss Teller has gone to Multomah, I believe," she remarked, neutrally.
late 15c., "composed of contrasting elements which, in proper proportion, neutralize each other," from Middle French neutral, from Latin neutralis "of neuter gender," from neuter (see neuter (adj.)). Chemistry sense is from 1660s. Sense of "not taking sides in a fight" (1540s) probably is from a similar meaning in Medieval Latin. Of colors, from 1821. Neutral corner is from boxing (1908).
mid-15c., "one who remains neutral," from Latin neutralis "of neuter gender," (see neutral (adj.)). Meaning "disengaged position in gear mechanisms" is from 1912.
neutral neu·tral (nōō'trəl, nyōō'-)
Belonging to neither kind; not one thing or the other; indifferent.
Of or relating to a solution or compound that is neither acidic nor alkaline.
Of or relating to a compound that does not ionize in solution.
Of or relating to a particle, an object, or a system that has a net electric charge of zero.