Usage examples for relatively

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The amount of rainfall that directly strikes the ground is relatively small. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Your company may change places with Company E, which has had a relatively easy time. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  14. 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
  15. In no other country has she relatively exercised more power. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  16. They are still the appearances, and it, relatively to them, is the reality. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  17. The Supremists are relatively few, but they make a lot of noise. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon