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in respect

  1. (obsolete) By comparison, comparatively.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy, 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , 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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