coincidentally

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adverb co·in·ci·den·tal·ly \(ˌ)kō-ˌin(t)-sə-ˈdent-lē, -ˈden-tə-lē\

Definition of coincidentally

  1. 1 :  in a coincidental manner :  by coincidence lonely singles who meet coincidentally and click — People

  2. 2 :  it is or seems coincidental that coincidentally, the dog died exactly one year after his owner did

Examples of coincidentally in a Sentence

  1. the final stages of the Napoleonic Wars were fought coincidentally with the U.S.-British conflict known as the War of 1812

Origin and Etymology of coincidentally

coincidental + 2-ly



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