- Also par·en·thet·ic [par-uhn-thet-ik] /ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪk/ .
- par·en·thet·i·cal·i·ty [par-uhn-thet-i-kal-i-tee], /ˌpær ənˌθɛt ɪˈkæl ɪ ti/, par·en·thet·i·cal·ness, noun
- par·en·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
- in·ter·par·en·thet·ic, adjective
- in·ter·par·en·thet·i·cal, adjective
- un·par·en·thet·ic, adjective
- un·par·en·thet·i·cal, adjective
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How to use parenthetical in a sentence
However the legal profession handles the issue, Baude said the remedy is not “tossing in some parentheticals.”Fighting racial bias with an unlikely weapon: Footnotes | Justin Wm. Moyer | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
That was just a parenthetical in a discussion of how, in general, people who can afford to save often don’t save as much partly because they don’t anticipate how much their savings will compound.
[parenthetical in original] This was in a little document called the Road Map to Peace.
The task for Muslims, I believe, is to rid our community of these parenthetical phrases.
The problem emerges with parenthetical phrases that are now inserted into the translation.
Asused here in its demonstrative meaning, to introduce a parenthetical clause.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
The times are changed, now most readers require parenthetical elucidation after each name except that of Chopin.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
These transitions also serve another purpose, namely, to indicate an interpolated or parenthetical idea.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 | Ministry of Education
This passage contains the striking addition of the parenthetical explanation .Sources of the Synoptic Gospels | Carl S. Patton
"Commonly called rullochs," put in Mr. Bouncer, as a parenthetical correction, or marginal note on Mr. Verdant Green's words.