circumstantially vs unexpectedly what difference

what is difference between circumstantially and unexpectedly

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

unexpected +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪdli/

Adverb

unexpectedly (comparative more unexpectedly, superlative most unexpectedly)

  1. In an unexpected manner.
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume II, Book II, Chapter XVI, page 186
      [] she was startled by unexpectedly meeting her husband, who was coming to seek her.

Antonyms

  • expectedly

Translations


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