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atmospheric +‎ -ally


atmospherically (comparative more atmospherically, superlative most atmospherically)

  1. In an atmospheric manner.
    • 2012, Bruce F. Kawin, Horror and the Horror Film, page 152:
      [] a picture like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a horror film, for it deliberately, atmospherically and painfully puts horrors on show, even if they are credible horrors performed by humans.
  2. With regard to the atmosphere.
    • 2007, Tom Bissell, Chasing the Sea: Lost Among the Ghosts of Empire in Central Asia
      In the years following World War Two, Americans cut down vast forests, built thousands of factories, assembled millions of atmospherically toxic automobiles, and filthied the water throughout North America.