indirectly

[ in-duh-rekt, -dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF indirectly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDIRECTLY

Either we ourselves have failed; or the failure of others affects us indirectly.

Heneage, who threatened me, and indirectly her, has chucked the whole business.

Not directly, but indirectly, as the very last refinement of initiation.

Since we are concerned only indirectly with the affair, it may be stated very briefly.

But it occurred to me that perhaps I could, in a measure, indirectly.

Germany indirectly sought to avert the consequences of her conduct.

But has he not questioned you indirectly as to the connection between us?

When they had moved into this new house, Mrs. Thornton had referred to the past indirectly.

This Harvey thought would be a knockdown blow, and it was—indirectly.

An exposure would profit me indirectly to a considerable extent.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from indirect + -ly (2).

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