What does wholly mean?

Definitions for wholly
ˈhoʊ li, ˈhoʊl liwhol·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole(adverb)

    to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

    "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"

Wiktionary

  1. wholly(Adverb)

    completely and entirely; to the fullest extent

    Etymology: From the word holliche. See also whole and -ly.

  2. wholly(Adverb)

    exclusively and solely

    Etymology: From the word holliche. See also whole and -ly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wholly(adverb)

    in a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly

  2. Wholly(adverb)

    to the exclusion of other things; totally; fully

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wholly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4049

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wholly' in Adverbs Frequency: #279

How to pronounce wholly?

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

How to say wholly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wholly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wholly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of wholly in a Sentence

  1. G.K. Chesterton:

    A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.

  2. Margaret Fuller:

    Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.

  3. Saint Thomas Aquinas:

    Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.

  4. Andrew Cuomo:

    You can have a safe gathering of 10 people or you can have a wholly unsafe gathering of 10 people, if you don't have to be with a group of ten people don't be with a group of ten people.

  5. Charles Adams:

    There is certainly the potential for harm to the integrity of the games but that risk already exists in a wholly unregulated shadow economy that exploits gamblers with usurious interest rates and robs them of any vehicle to seek redress if they are ripped off, most importantly, the current situation is a significant funding resource for organized crime. That ends with legalization.

Images & Illustrations of wholly

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