in respect

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in respect

  1. (obsolete) By comparison, comparatively.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, vol. 1, New York 2001, p. 388:
      they [...] still think their melancholy to be most grievous, none so bad as they are, though it be nothing in respect [...].

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