wordwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From word +‎ -wise.

Adjective[edit]

wordwise (comparative more wordwise, superlative most wordwise)

  1. Of or characteristic of a word or words; verbal.
    • 1995, American Psychological Association, Psychological abstracts:
      Wordwise feedback produced significantly higher gains than listwise.
    • 2006, Wolfgang Wahlster, SmartKom: foundations of multimodal dialogue systems:
      Both the wordwise and sentencewise results are computed (in %) applied for the user state recognition in our case due to the construction of [...]

Adverb[edit]

wordwise (comparative more wordwise, superlative most wordwise)

  1. Pertaining to, concerning, or regarding words; verbally.
    • 2005, Charles Harrington Elster, What in the word?:
      Turn the page and get an edge in wordwise.