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parenthetical

[ par-uhn-thet-i-kuhl ]
/ ĖŒpƦr ənĖˆĪøɛt ÉŖ kəl /
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adjective
of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a parenthesis: several unnecessary parenthetic remarks.
characterized by the use of parentheses.
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Also parĀ·enĀ·thetĀ·ic [par-uhn-thet-ik] /ĖŒpƦr ənĖˆĪøɛt ÉŖk/ .

Origin of parenthetical

1620ā€“30; <Greek parĆ©nthet(os) interpolated (verbid of parentithĆ©nai, equivalent to par- par- + en- en-2 + the-, variant stem of tithĆ©nai to put + -tos verbal adjective suffix) + -ic + -al1

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