What does especially mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. specially, especially(adverb)

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

Wiktionary

  1. especially(Adverb)

    In a special manner; specially

  2. especially(Adverb)

    particularly; to a greater extent than is normal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Especially(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce especially?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say especially in sign language?

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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. Chuck Grassley:

    America has a problem with the high cost of prescription medicines, we're all trying to understand the sticker shock that many drugs generate -- especially when some of those drugs have been around for a long time.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The more a person loves to be pictured , the less should be believed of her/his nice or sweet words towards the people; especially when s/he moves often with a herd of supporters around oneself.

  3. Heiko Maas:

    The agreement we negotiated with Britain is already a compromise - especially regarding the arrangements for Northern Ireland, there must not be a hard border to the Republic of Ireland... We cannot risk the Northern Ireland conflict flaring up again.

  4. Clara Stanley:

    Brown County has been lacking a healthy, wonderful place for little children or youth, especially youth can go and express themselves, hang out, i know Anna is doing a lot of working hours, single mom. $1,000 is big money.

  5. Masachika Kawata:

    VR brings an absolutely unprecedented level of immersion to the horror experience of 'Resident Evil'. It's a totally new dimension as to how you experience the fear especially because in VR the headset tracks your movement and you can look around the environment using your own head and see everything around you.

Images & Illustrations of especially

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