- having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan: a systematic course of reading; systematic efforts.
- given to or using a system or method; methodical: a systematic person.
- arranged in or comprising an ordered system: systematic theology.
- concerned with classification: systematic botany.
- pertaining to, based on, or in accordance with a system of classification: the systematic names of plants.
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Examples from the Web for systematically
And I systematically went about doing that in the comfort of a four-year liberal arts education, and it was heaven.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'
September 3, 2014
The liberal agenda in the United States is systematically working to keep white people down, Freeman explained.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist
August 11, 2014
The market is systematically failing in a time when there seem to be no alternatives to capitalism.Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical
April 26, 2014
In an uplifting turn, the 49ers traded for Martin, who was systematically harassed by his offensive line mate.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins
March 12, 2014
But it was not until Y Tu Mamá También that I started doing them systematically from the standpoint of language.Alfonso Cuarón On ‘Gravity,’ Creationists, and Bonding with Sandra Bullock Over Divorce
February 19, 2014
It is systematically to maintain a rudimentary phase of growth.The Child and the Curriculum</p>
He was impudently cringing to us and systematically insolent to the officers.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
Nareda was systematically cheated of a portion of its legal share.
If this is not systematically done, the library will tend to fall into chaos.A Book for All Readers
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Both these things the conductors of "The Times" have systematically done.Captains of Industry
- characterized by the use of order and planning; methodicala systematic administrator
- comprising or resembling a systemsystematic theology
- Also: systematical (sɪstəˈmætɪkəl) biology of or relating to the taxonomic classification of organisms
Word Origin and History for systematically
1670s, from Late Latin systematicus, from Greek systematikos, from systema (see system). Related: Systematically.