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Definitions for especially
ɪˈspɛʃ ə lies·pe·cial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularly, peculiarly, especially, speciallyadverb

    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"

  2. specially, especiallyadverb

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

Wiktionary

  1. especiallyadverb

    In a special manner; specially

  2. especiallyadverb

    particularly; to a greater extent than is normal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Especiallyadverb

    in an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #528

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #890

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Adverbs Frequency: #75

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of especially in a Sentence

  1. Cindy McCain:

    John McCain was always a voice for reason, especially on the issues of working together and making sure that we do it for the good of the country and not for personal gain.

  2. Gil Gerard:

    Felix Silla died just a few hours ago and the only good I can draw from Felix Silla passing is that Felix Silla didn't suffer any longer, i will miss Felix Silla terribly, especially the great time we had at our panels.

  3. Pritesh Gandhi:

    We can't scale basic community testing particularly in communities of color, especially where essential workers are working... The government should step in.

  4. Joy Behar:

    Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in, i’m happy to be back home. And I’m looking forward to sticking my two cents into the hot topics, especially now that Hillary and the Donald are in the spotlight.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Death is a fact of life. That is to say, it is something that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things someday, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it and never be afraid of it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it (period). -Emeasoba George

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