What is another word for especially?

154 synonyms found


[ ɪspˈɛʃə͡lˌi], [ ɪspˈɛʃə‍lˌi], [ ɪ_s_p_ˈɛ_ʃ_əl_ˌi]

Especially is a word that is commonly used to emphasize a point, indicate preference, or draw attention to a particular aspect. However, there are many synonyms for especially that can be used to communicate the same meaning in a more dynamic or interesting way. Some of these synonyms include particularly, notably, specifically, markedly, predominantly, chiefly, exclusively, uniquely, and specifically. Each of these words can be used in a sentence or a phrase to convey the same nuance or emphasis as especially, but with a unique twist that can add interest and variety to your writing or discourse.

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What are the hypernyms for Especially?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for especially?

Antonyms for the word "especially" can greatly vary depending on the context in which it is used. However, some common antonyms of especially include words like typically, ordinarily, commonly, regularly, usually, generally, and normally. These words suggest that something is not exceptional or unique and rather standard or typical. Other antonyms include words such as rarely, infrequently, seldom, and occasionally. These words denote that something is not happening frequently or not happening to an exceptional degree. Choosing the appropriate antonyms for "especially" requires careful consideration of the context and intended meaning of the sentence.

Usage examples for Especially

What do we find, especially, in these early books?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Yes, no doubt; but it's only fair to tell her and ask her advice, especially if I decide to leave home.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Nell did not at all feel fatigued from the journey in a day so cool, and fell into perfect good humor, especially when Stas announced that the human bones, which she feared, had been taken away.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Especially

  • I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same.
    Floyd Abrams
  • When something startlingly new comes up, young people, especially, seize it. You can't complain about that. I think its heyday has passed, but it's had an effect and will continue to have an effect.
    M. H. Abrams
  • Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
    Alvin Adams
  • No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
    Henry Adams
  • Well, in 1947... in Europe and in Italy especially, we thought of America as all-powerful.
    Giovanni Agnelli

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