Meaning: relating to or based on or involving comparison; "comparative linguistics"
meaning of the word
Meaning: the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
The city was in comparative repose.
My life has been one of comparative luxury.
To-day this edition is only valuable on account of its comparative rarity.
The other words were hurried over and thus given no comparative importance at all.
"Mere woman's work Expressing the comparative respect Which means the absolute scorn."
I want only the comparative peace of the assurance that those I have wronged understand now.
Injustice in this world is not something comparative; the wrong is deep, clear, and absolute in each private fate.
The only place, except in front of the grand piano, where Polly approached a state of comparative happiness, was in the greenhouse.
It is a first-rate building in an extraordinarily sheltered spot; whilst the wind was raging at the ship this morning we enjoyed comparative peace.
In this manner I have kept dogs from the polar regions, in comparative comfort, whilst many native-born and neglected have been scalded into fits, paralysis, rabies, or hydrophobia.