What is another word for totally?

Pronunciation: [tˈə͡ʊtə͡li] (IPA)

Totally is a commonly used word that means completely or wholly. However, there are several synonyms that can be used instead of "totally" to diversify one's vocabulary. Completely, entirely, absolutely, utterly, thoroughly, altogether, downright, fully, and perfectly are some examples. Each of these synonyms carries a slightly different connotation and can be used in varying contexts. For instance, "utterly" conveys a sense of extreme emphasis, while "entirely" suggests the absence of anything else. Similarly, "thoroughly" indicates that the task was done with attention to detail, and "downright" implies an undisputed fact. Using these synonyms instead of "totally" adds depth and variety to one's writing and speaking skills.

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What are the hypernyms for Totally?

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What are the opposite words for totally?

Totally is an adverb that means completely or entirely. While it is a commonly used word to express the completeness of something, there are also several antonyms that can be used in its place to convey the opposite meaning. These antonyms include incompletely, partially, partly, incomprehensively, insufficiently, fractionally, incomparably and slightly. Each of these words contradicts the sense of totality that is conveyed by "totally". For instance, incompletely means something that has not been done entirely or to the full extent. Therefore, when we use the word incompletely, it signifies that something is partially done, lacking or incomplete in some way.

Usage examples for Totally

The slate was clear for a totally new organization.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Two days had elapsed since they passed Assuan, and Idris finally at the dawn of the third day was forced to despatch the Bedouins for provisions, which were totally lacking.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
He's been away for a score of years, and they lost him, totally.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Totally

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    Gerry Adams
  • It's totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort is going to give a journalist any protection - on the contrary, journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger.
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  • The things that I've done that have totally been remembered, they've always started with the same kind of engine, they've always started with someone saying 'I have to make this film - I'm going to make this film whatever the odds'.
    Jenny Agutter
  • There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.
    Danny Aiello

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