from The Century Dictionary.

  • By way of sentence; judicially, decisively.
  • In or by sentences.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a sentential manner.

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  • adverb In a sentential way.


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sentential +‎ -ly


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  • “Hopefully” still means “in a hopeful manner”, but not when used sententially.

    Some words whose meanings have changed without controversy « Motivated Grammar 2010

  • "We sententially and definitively, by this present writing, judge, declare, and condemn him for a most pernicious and detestable heretic, convicted upon the same, and refusing utterly to obey the church: again committing him here from henceforth to the secular jurisdiction, power, and judgment, to _do him thereupon to_ DEATH."

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth James Endell Tyler 1820

  • 12 However, the situation of heretics is different: The Church “can sententially punish the infidelity of those who had previously accepted the faith13 … and, therefore, as soon as a sentence of excommunication has been delivered against a ruler on account of apostasy from the faith, ipso facto his subjects are released from his control and from their oath of fidelity.”

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas Dino Bigongiari 1997

  • "Him, convicted of and upon such a detestable offence, and unwilling to return penitently to the unity of the church, we sententially and definitively have judged, declared, and condemned for a heretic, and to be in error in those things which the holy church of Rome and the universal church teaches, hath determined, and preacheth, and especially in the Articles above written; leaving the same as

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth James Endell Tyler 1820


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