One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a semasiological manner. Now especially: according to the branch of semantics in which words and phrases are studied through the analysis of the various meanings they represent.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Academy: a monthly record of literature, learning, science, and art. Partly from semasiological + -ly.
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