circumstantially vs minutely what difference

what is difference between circumstantially and minutely

English

Etymology

circumstantial +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɜːɹ.kəmˌstæn.ʃə.lɪi/

Adverb

circumstantially (comparative more circumstantially, superlative most circumstantially)

  1. in a circumstantial manner
  2. In respect to circumstances; not essentially; accidentally.
    • 1665, Joseph Glanvill, Scepsis Scientifica
      Of the fancy and intellect, the powers are only circumstantially different.
  3. In every circumstance or particular; minutely.
    • 1665, Robert Boyle, New Experiments and Observations Touching Cold
      To set down somewhat circumstantially, not only the events, but the manner of my trials.


English

Etymology

minute +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (on a minute scale): IPA(key): /maɪˈnjuːtlɪ/
  • (happening every minute): IPA(key): /ˈmɪnɪtlɪ/

Adverb

minutely (comparative more minutely, superlative most minutely)

  1. With attention to tiny details.
    • 1913, William Elliot Griffis, The Mikado’s Empire (book 2, page 478)
      To describe them in full, and to recount minutely the ideas held by the Japanese rustics concerning them, would be to compile an octavo work on dragonology.
  2. On a minute scale. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Translations

Adjective

minutely (not comparable)

  1. Happening every minute; continuing; unceasing.
    • 1654, Henry Hammond, Of Fundamentals…
      Throwing themselves absolutely upon God’s minutely providence.

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