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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"

    Synonyms:
    fundamentally, basically

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2913mostly
#3985primarily
#4284mainly
#5271basically
#5537largely
#6082virtually
#6424essentially
#7324substantially
#10988practically
#13980broadly
#15023predominantly
#16652fundamentally
#18393principally
#18594inherently
#22734chiefly

How to use essentially in a sentence?

  1. Pronab Sen:

    Essentially an improvement in the trade balance is being offset by worsening private transfers.

  2. Colin Clarke:

    The FSA has detained scores of ISIS fighters, both local Syrians and many foreigners as well. They are currently talking to the Turks about what should be done with these people, and in terms of capacity, we’re essentially talking about non-state actors – FSA, opposition rebels – attempting to perform state judicial functions of investigation and prosecution.

  3. Eleanor Acer from the:

    Border Patrol agents are the cop, they shouldn't also be acting essentially as a judge in these screenings, there is an inherent conflict of interest.

  4. President Emmanuel Macron:

    What we're seeing with the evolution of The Mer de Glace glacier is indisputable proof of the trace of this( global) warming and( climate) imbalance, and essentially of the shift of an entire ecosystem...

  5. David Lalloo:

    Snakebite treatment is essentially reliant on a 100-year-old process.


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