What is another word for essentially?

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[ ɪsˈɛnʃə͡lˌi], [ ɪsˈɛnʃə‍lˌi], [ ɪ_s_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_əl_ˌi]

The word "essentially" implies that a statement or action is fundamental or basic. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably, depending on the desired emphasis. Words like "basically," "fundamentally," and "primarily" all convey the idea of something being at the core of a larger concept. Other options include "in essence," "at heart," "inherently," and "by nature." These synonyms help to emphasize that something is vital, inherent, or fundamental to a topic. Using different words to express the same idea can add nuance and depth to one's writing or conversation.

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What are the opposite words for essentially?

Essentially is a word that denotes the core or fundamental aspect of something, and its antonyms are words that diverge from the central idea or essence. Words like infrequently, insignificantly, marginally, negligibly and partially are among the antonyms of essentially. These words highlight the degree of deviation from the main idea or objective of something. For instance, marginally refers to something that is almost negligible or insignificant, while negligibly implies something that is no big deal or of no importance. In contrast, essentially is a word that underscores the importance of a particular idea or concept and highlights its importance to the overall scheme of things.

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Usage examples for Essentially

It is essentially German, too, in its characteristics.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
There came forcibly, too, the thought that although the Pole was discovered, it was not essentially discovered, that it could be discovered, in the eyes of the world, unless we could return to civilization and tell what we had done.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Often there is much dialogue in a play that essentially is not dramatic at all.
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Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

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