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He was correspondingly glad to see her on her return in October.

But the pursuit of our main army was not correspondingly vigorous.

When one is elevated, the other is correspondingly depressed.

We were sure we had a broadbill, and were correspondingly worried.

Correspondingly sleep may be prevented by disturbances in any one of these spheres.

The penalty of error in that domain is correspondingly great.

To denounce this is dignified, but it is also easy and most often correspondingly useless.

On the moral side, our sympathies are correspondingly wider.

This, Bobby felt, was praise from Csar, and he was correspondingly elated.

But if these gallants were sedulous, she was correspondingly indifferent.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "to be in agreement, to be in harmony with," from Middle French correspondre (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin correspondere, from cor- (see com-) "together, with each other" + respondere "to answer" (see respond).

Originally in Medieval Latin of two things in mutual action, but by later Medieval Latin it could be used of one thing only. In English, sense of "to be similar" (to) is from 1640s; that of "to hold communication with" is from c.1600; specifically "to communicate by means of letters" from 1640s (in mid-18c. it also could mean "have sex"). Related: Corresponded; corresponding.

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