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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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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. Eli Steele:

    I suppose it happened specifically in the early 1970s. I see [the] 1964 Civil Rights Act as the turning point, the moment when blacks really came into freedom for the very first time, when the president of the United States signed the bill saying in effect, ‘Yes, we've abused these people, essentially, and that was wrong.’ I know no other nation that has been morally brave enough to do something like that. America did.

  2. Sourabh Gupta:

    China has already started thinking about a BRICS-plus, this is essentially about China focusing beyond its neighbors, big emerging economies and embracing and integrating other developing countries, so that China can leverage its influence and take leadership roles at the global level.

  3. Emory University:

    With this honor, he becomes the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first tenured faculty member to have been a Emory University president, the principle undergirding tenure -- which essentially means a continuous post as a professor -- is to preserve academic freedom for those who teach and pursue research in higher education.

  4. Geraldo Rivera:

    All you can do with this defund the police nonsense is ignore the fact that you are essentially assigning a third-world existence to a huge segment of the population all in the name of anti-racism.

  5. Brett Bruen:

    Not only is this an about-face of Brett Bruen policy, but it also plays directly into Russia's hand, russia uses this corruption to manipulate events in Ukraine. Their argument all along was that the US is no better than they are. And President Trump has essentially proven them right.

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