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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Essentiallyadverb

    By the constitution of nature.

    Etymology: essentialiter, Latin.

    He that loves himself,
    Hath not essentially, but by circumstance,
    The name of valour. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. ii.

    Body and spirit are essentially divided, though not locally distant. Joseph Glanvill.

    All sin essentially is, and must be, mortal. Robert South, Sermons.

    Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another. Joseph Addison, Guardian.

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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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. Roger Stone:

    Roger Stone replied that Roger Stone was doing everything possible to address the issues at the highest level of Government. Pentagon Papers showe the extent of the FBIs surveillance, which included monitoring essentially all of Stones Apple services, from email to browsing history. Utility bills, address books, WhatsApp messages -- all were also under the bureaus review. Additionally, records illustrate the Trump campaigns curiosity about what information WikiLeaks was going to make public -- and reinforce Robert Muellers conclusion that the Donald Trump team didnt conspire with WikiLeaks or Russian hackers to obtain the materials.Former White House adviser Steve Bannon told Robert Muellers team under questioning that Steve Bannon had asked Stone about WikiLeaks because Robert Muellers had heard that Roger Stone had a channel to Assange, and he was hoping for more releases of damaging information. Muellers investigation identifiedcontacts during the 2016 campaign between Donald Trump associates and Russians, but did not identify any conspiracy to tip the outcome of the presidential election. The lengthy investigation fueled numerous conspiracy theories that aired regularly on MSNBC and CNN, as well as in print inThe Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. FILE - This Feb. 21, 2019, file courtroom sketch shows former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone talking from the witness stand as prosecution attorney Jonathan Kravis, standing left, Stone's attorney Bruce Rogow, third from right, and Judge Amy Berman Jackson listen, during a court hearing at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington. Jonathan Kravis will run a new public corruption unit at the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General, which has jurisdiction over juvenile offenses as well as misdemeanor crimes. ( Dana Verkouteren via Associated Press, File) In a statement Tuesday, Roger Stone acknowledged that the search warrant affidavits contain private communication, but insisted that they prove no crimes. I have no trepidation about their release as they confirm there was no illegal activity and certainly no Russian collusion by me during the 2016 Election.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Today’s data show more progress in bringing global inflation down in the U.S. economy.Overall, prices have been essentially flat in our country these last two months : that is welcome news for American families, with more work still to do.

  3. Eurosport Chief Executive Peter Hutton:

    Pre-Discovery, essentially it was a pan-European model in 21 languages with largely the same content, that needs to now have a nationality face with it, and to some degree have the right content for that territory.

  4. Jonathan Pryke:

    It isn't helping Australia's efforts in the Pacific. This is the nature of consensus and compromise. That message gets hard when compromise essentially means the loss of livelihoods for some members.

  5. Koichi Nakano:

    When it comes to the comfort women sex slave system, it is pretty much unique to Japan. I think Nazi Germany had some of it to a smaller degree. But in the Japanese case it was large scale, and state-sponsored, essentially.

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