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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basically, fundamentally, essentiallyadverb

    in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature

    "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

Wiktionary

  1. essentiallyadverb

    in an essential manner; in essence.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2893

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2213

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Adverbs Frequency: #221

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    Daniel
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of essentially in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of essentially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of essentially in a Sentence

  1. David Kasle:

    Essentially, the closer any sound gets to the eardrum, the louder its going to be [heard] by the patient, as this bug got closer and closer, [the boy] probably heard it louder and louder.

  2. Pedro Antunes:

    You've essentially cut your revenue stream in half in terms of oil revenues, that will have important repercussions and it will trickle down through all parts of the economy though we are most concerned about investment.

  3. Friday Barron:

    De Blasio and his progressive ascendancy have essentially hollowed out what was a prosperous and safe city.

  4. Christian Bale:

    That is what we really had to struggle with. ... You can get a film where you can get absolutely devoted to beautiful shots of bumpers and engines and all that. But this essentially comes down to a story about this incredible friendship but told at, you know, 230 miles an hour.

  5. Richard Teague:

    Finding planets at this stage in their life is extremely hard and essentially boils down to finding enough evidence to show that only a planet could cause what we see, this is because the planets are still surrounded by gas and dust which is flowing on to them to form their atmospheres and trying to pierce through this surrounding material is nigh on impossible.

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