Meaning of sweepingly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈswiːpɪŋli/


See sweeping

‘From there it proceeded rather tamely and conventionally, with piano first and then both instruments, from which develops a dialog and soon gentle, even sweepingly melodic sections.’
  • ‘I'll respect Sean to kindly stop using my name as associated with any sweepingly inaccurate positions as he sees fit.’
  • ‘The perception of the West as a capitalist and deeply materialistic place should not be sweepingly applied.’
  • ‘It concluded sweepingly that ‘the continued emission of sulphur dioxide from the Sudbury basin smelters is considered to be against the public interest.’’
  • ‘I go on to identify those particular areas without attributing sweepingly negative personal characteristics to any of them.’