What is another word for formerly?

Pronunciation: [fˈɔːməli] (IPA)

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What are the opposite words for formerly?

Formerly refers to a time in the past or an earlier period. There are numerous antonyms, or opposites, that can be used to convey a different meaning. Some antonyms for formerly include currently, presently, now, recently, and presently. These words signify the current time, rather than a previous or past time. Also, another set of antonyms for formerly are inescapably, perpetually, forever, and always because they are focused on the future, rather than the past or present. Hence, by utilizing an antonym of the word "formerly," you can convey a completely different meaning that can provide more context to the message you're trying to send.

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Usage examples for Formerly

It formerly boasted a University, but that institution and its large library were swept away by the fire already mentioned.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
It stands upon the great square known as Isaac's Place, where a Christian church formerly stood as early as the time of Peter.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
From the eighty-eighth to the eighty-ninth parallel the ice lay in large fields, the surface was less irregular than formerly.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Formerly

  • The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denied to it.
    Max Bill
  • The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
    Martin Van Buren
  • By recollecting the pleasures I have had formerly, I renew them, I enjoy them a second time, while I laugh at the remembrance of troubles now past, and which I no longer feel.
    Giacomo Casanova
  • I see little alteration at Lyons since I formerly passed through it. Its manufactories are, nevertheless, flourishing, though less improvement than could be expected is visible in the external aspect of the place.
    Marguerite Gardiner
  • Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.
    William E. Gladstone

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