Quotes of relatively

  1. It's interesting, though, that in daily life, I think of myself as being relatively unobservant. – Ann Beattie
  2. It's not about weight, it's about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is. – Deborah Bull
  3. Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over -reaching all. – Annie Jump Cannon
  4. I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing. – Tina Fey
  5. The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. – Ronald Fisher
  6. It's hard enough to work and raise a family when your kids are all healthy and relatively normal, but when you add on some kind of disability or disease, it can just be such a burden. – Patricia Heaton
  7. If we allow public funds to be used to support our relatively benign, morally grounded schools, we will have to allow those public funds to be used for any type of private school. – Jonathan Kozol
  8. Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever. A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it. – Richard Lester
  9. There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. – Elizabeth Moon
  10. Oh my goodness gracious, what you can buy off the Internet in terms of overhead photography. A trained ape can know an awful lot of what is going on in this world, just by punching on his mouse, for a relatively modest cost. – Donald Rumsfeld
  11. The American citizen must be made aware that today a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its purposes to be the will of the People. That elitist approach to government must be repudiated. – William E. Simon
  12. On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other liberation struggle in this region could count on- our liberation front is characterized by relatively highly developed class forces, tested in political struggles. – Joe Slovo
  13. Chances are the movements of the euro as against the dollar will be relatively moderate. – Robert C. Solomon
  14. The Ancient Games are relatively obscure to most Olympians, but to understand just what the Games are about, it is really necessary to investigate the roots and the meaning that has transformed culture and society for so many years. – Bill Toomey
  15. The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man. – Chauncey Wright

Usage examples for relatively

  1. The country has wild carabaos, deer, hogs, chickens, and three animals which the Igorot calls " cats," but all of these, when considered as a food supply for the people, are relatively scarce, and it is thought they were never much more abundant than now. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. I cannot think of a single series of states of consciousness as causing even the relatively small groups of actions going on over the earth's surface. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  3. The Supremists are relatively few, but they make a lot of noise. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  4. For some time they discussed the relative advantages of the various habitable quarters of the city, both glad, perhaps, to find an almost indifferent subject of conversation, and both relatively happy merely in being together. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  5. Your company may change places with Company E, which has had a relatively easy time. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. However the interior of the ship is relatively sheltered and presently I am inside and dragging the boat up out of reach. – The Lost Kafoozalum by Pauline Ashwell
  7. Reserves to be mined more than thirty years hence have relatively little or no present value. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  8. He went into a relatively small town. – Long Ago, Far Away by William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
  9. Nor do Mr. Dickens and his family, and Charles, who is to us the family's most important member, appear to have been relatively at all uncomfortable while under the shadow of the Marshalsea. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  10. Even in a small State like New Hampshire, presenting very limited opportunities, there was, relatively speaking, an extraordinary amount of ability among the members of the bar, notwithstanding the fact that they had but just escaped from the condition of colonists. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  11. Havana is one of the cool spots, that is, relatively cool. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  12. They are still the appearances, and it, relatively to them, is the reality. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  13. In a few seconds they had leaped their horses into a tiny clearing on the banks of a creek as relatively minute. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  14. It'll give our green hands some relatively safe combat- training, and it'll give us some idea of how Spasso's and Valkanhayn's people behave, and give them confidence for the next job." – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  15. A generation ago relatively few persons realized that low- standard men would drive out high- standard men as inevitably as bad money drives out good, no matter what the results to society and the future of mankind. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  16. Finally, since we cannot learn the existence of any object of experience wholly a priori, but only relatively to another existence already given, the necessity of the existence of an object can never be known from conceptions, but only from its connexion with what is perceived; this necessity, however, is not the necessity of the existence of a substance, but only the necessity of connexion of an unobserved state of a substance with some observed state of a substance. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  17. It is henceforth relatively easy to take account of the fashion in which law has been raised up to the rank of a decisive factor of society, and thus of history, directly or indirectly. – Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History by Antonio Labriola
  18. In the dry- farm territory of the United States the one great region of relatively high and persistent winds is the Great Plains region east of the Rocky Mountains. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  19. The amount of rainfall that directly strikes the ground is relatively small. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  20. In no other country has she relatively exercised more power. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones