charitably charitably  /ˈtʃɛ rɪ təb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a charitable manner

Usage(s):

  1. Freud's ideas about the evolutionary history of our species are now considered--to put it charitably--dated.
  2. Earlier this week, she put up a campaign website that got what could charitably be described as unenthusiastic reviews.
  3. The Economics Humor Session is the AEA conference's first attempt to inject a little levity into an annual confab that noneconomists might charitably describe as dry.

News

  • Partnering with Nonprofits: 4imprint’s Latest Blue Paper and Podcast

    Establishing a partnership with a nonprofit can help organizations motivate employees and win the loyalty of a growing number of charitably minded customers. But, today’s nonprofit partnerships may look different than the financial-only relationships of the past.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "For at least a decade most governments, including Canada's government, paid what can charitably be called lip service to the issue of climate change," Harper said in a draft copy of remarks. "Because they were unwilling to tell the public...
    on Sep 6, 2005 By: Stephen Harper Source: 940 News

  2. "Everyone seems to have a Sarah Palin story of ignored calls, mishandled invitations or unanswered e-mail. Disorganized is how one might charitably describe the Palin operation," writes Washington Post Writers Group columnist Kathleen Parker.
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Kathleen Parker Source: Washington Post

  3. "Tom Stinson tends to be a bit on the pessimistic side of things, to put it charitably," Gov. Pawlenty says.
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: Minnesota Public Radio

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