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Synonyms for wholly
ˈhoʊ li, ˈhoʊl liwhol·ly

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  1. whollyadverb

    Synonyms:
    totally, completely

  2. whollyadverb

    completely and entirely; to the fullest extent

    Synonyms:
    totally, completely

    Antonyms:
    partly

  3. whollyadverb

    exclusively and solely

    Synonyms:
    totally, completely

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wholly

    Synonyms:
    entirely, completely, totally, altogether, quite, utterly, fully

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, wholeadverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    all in all, altogether, all told, on the whole, whole, solely, tout ensemble, entirely, completely, totally, in all, exclusively, all, only, alone

    Antonyms:
    partly, partially, part

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whollyadjective

    Synonyms:
    totally, altogether

  2. whollyadjective

    Synonyms:
    entirely, completely, fully, perfectly

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#65only
#196full
#315total
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#1391quite
#1691fully
#2054alone
#2339completely
#3156totally
#3582absolutely
#4569entirely
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#11466altogether
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How to use wholly in a sentence?

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. The fact that we are never of one kind, that we never love without reservations and never hate with all our being cannot prevent us from seeing others as wholly black or white.

  2. Zi Sai:

    My family depends wholly on tea for survival, earning about 200,000 yuan a year, this year, the weather has been drier, reducing our tea output.

  3. Andrew McFarlane:

    The degree of publicity that publication would be likely to attract would be very extensive and wholly contrary to the aim of maintaining the dignity of the Sovereign.

  4. Thomas Carlye:

    No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    I think this request is wholly appropriate. It's completely within the scope of the investigation that's been ongoing for a while with respect to FISA, i actually think that this is something that probably should have been answered a while ago.


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