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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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wholly

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

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. whollyadjective

    Synonyms:
    totally, altogether

  2. whollyadjective

    Synonyms:
    entirely, completely, fully, perfectly

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#2054alone
#2339completely
#3156totally
#3582absolutely
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#6991exclusively
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#11466altogether
#14745utterly

How to use wholly in a sentence?

  1. Dan Buettner:

    This notion that you have to be rich to be healthy is completely wrong, and in Blue Zones we're almost wholly seeing longevity among people who would technically be well below the U.S. poverty line.

  2. Chairman Thayne Forbes:

    I have come to the firm conclusion that the vast majority of the allegations made against the British military... including, without exception, all the most serious allegations, were wholly and entirely without merit or justification, very many of those baseless allegations were the product of deliberate and calculated lies on the part of those who made them.

  3. Christophe McGlade:

    Policy makers must realise that their instincts to completely use the fossil fuels within their countries are wholly incompatible with their commitments to the 2 degrees C goal.

  4. Francis Bacon:

    Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.

  5. Antony Jenkins:

    I regard the behavior at the center of these investigations as wholly incompatible with our values, and I share the frustration of colleagues and shareholders that matters like these continue to cast a shadow over our business.


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