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constellational +‎ -ly


  • IPA(key): /ˌkɒnstəˈleɪʃənəli/


constellationally (not comparable)

  1. In the manner of a constellation.
    • 1873, Albert Gallatin Riddle, Bart Ridgeley: A Story of Northern Ohio, Nichols and Hal, OCLC 1215767, page 23:
      The Doctor is in ecstacies over it, takes it as a special personal favor, and declaims luminously and constellationally about writing one's name among the stars, like that frisky cow who, in jumping over the moon, upon a time, made the milky way.
    • 1989, Alfonso López Quintás, The knowledge of values: a methodological introduction, University Press of America, OCLC 19324435, page 35:
      Certainly, the individual being takes on its meaning by entering organically into a constellationally woven whole, but this whole is concrete.
    • 1998, The Astrological Magazine, volume 87, page 643:
      Saturn, the daughtily placed planet of the chart, appears to have an adverse say in the matter of longevity particularly since the Moon, a functional malefic for Gemini is also associated with him constellationally.