passingly

adverb

pass·​ing·​ly
1
a
: temporarily
were in Cambridge passingly for a few daysLucien Price
b
: in passing : cursorily
he has only studied passingly and is in danger of failing the course
2

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from passing entry 2 + -ly

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“Passingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passingly. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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