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Anecdotal   Listen
adjective
Anecdotal  adj.  Pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Anecdotal" Quotes from Famous Books



... aestheticians who place the genesis of the aesthetic fact in the pleasure of conquering, of triumphing, or, as others add, in the desire of the male, who wishes to conquer the female. This theory is seasoned with much anecdotal erudition, Heaven knows of what degree of credibility! on the customs of savage peoples. But in very truth there was no necessity for such important aid, for one often meets in ordinary life poets who adorn themselves with their poetry, like cocks that raise their crests, or turkeys that spread ...
— Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic • Benedetto Croce

... mainly discursive and anecdotal, for no one really knows much more than externals concerning the Chinese. Some men there are, generally reporters on the big dailies, who have been admitted to the tongs; who can take you into the exclusive Chinese clubs; who are everywhere in Chinatown greeted cordially, ...
— The Killer • Stewart Edward White

... production of his, abounding with fine pictures, beautifully reproduced, and teeming with fine descriptive touches and bright anecdotal ...
— Burma - Peeps at Many Lands • R.Talbot Kelly



Words linked to "Anecdotal" :   communicative, communicatory, anecdotic, anecdotical, anecdote



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