particularly, peculiarly, especially, specially(adverb)
to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
"he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"
in a special manner
"a specially arranged dinner"
In a special manner; specially
particularly; to a greater extent than is normal
in an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #528
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #890
Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Adverbs Frequency: #75
The numerical value of especially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of especially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
Principal Any attempt to cheat, especially with my wife, who is a dirty, dirty, tramp, and I am just gonna snap.
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
It’s easier not to communicate with someone with hearing loss, especially at that stage, but it is not justifiable, especially when there are options.
Friends LOVE misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too luck or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
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Translations for especially
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- خصوصًا, خاصةًArabic
- especialment, sobretotCatalan, Valencian
- eriti, eriliseltEstonian
- erityisesti, etenkin, varsinkinFinnish
- particulièrement, spécialement, surtoutFrench
- go háiritheIrish
- ख़ास तौर परHindi
- 特別, 特にJapanese
- بهشێوهیهکی تایبهتی, بەتایبەتیKurdish
- besonneschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- zwłaszcza, szczególniePolish
- mai alesRomanian
- osobito, naročito, posebiceSerbo-Croatian
- మరీ ముఖ్యంగా, ప్రత్యేకించిTelugu
- خاص طور پرUrdu
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