Definition of incompletely in English:

incompletely

adverb

  • In an partial or unfinished manner.

    ‘most specimens are incompletely preserved’
    ‘incompletely digested food’
    • ‘In spite of all this information, the precise biochemical function of the complex is still incompletely understood.’
    • ‘The many strengths of her study incompletely conceal the very few weaknesses.’
    • ‘There is a clear, but as yet incompletely defined, relationship between depression and drug dependence.’
    • ‘Laughter raises our heart rate and blood pressure, but these physiological effects are incompletely documented and their medicinal benefits are even less certain.’
    • ‘I have been reading intensely, but incompletely - opening and closing book after book, then slowly returning to select a chapter, a short text, a paragraph, a phrase, a word.’
    • ‘The warning letter said the firm had responded "incompletely."’
    • ‘The documentary evidence that he cites in his book is frequently taken out of context or quoted incompletely or inaccurately.’
    • ‘This sort of situation, in which several different historical sources merge into a highly polysemous collection of incompletely-differentiated words and phrases, seems to be commoner than one might think.’
    • ‘The one relatively, if incompletely successful, revolution in Ireland came about post-1916.’
    • ‘Some of you have noticed that since yesterday, our news site has been intermittently unavailable, or loading incompletely.’

Pronunciation

incompletely

/ɪnkəmˈpliːtli/