essentially

[ UK /ɪsˈɛnʃə‍lˌi/ ]
[ US /ɛˈsɛnʃəɫi, iˈsɛnʃəɫi/ ]
ADVERB
  1. in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    the argument was essentially a technical one
    He is basically dishonest
    for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person
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How To Use essentially In A Sentence

  • I guess I'm essentially a kind of deist of some kind as well. There Is A God
  • According to CAF, the Museum precinct will essentially encompass the buildings, hangars and aprons on the airfield side of Williams Road.
  • Reaching a maximum height of 56cm the pygmy goat is essentially a pet.
  • [12] The original reference to experience from which the meaning of the term astronavigation should be derived is not essentially "space-travel," but forms of transoceanic navigation which take into account the effects specific to changes in specific astronomical experiences, from fixed to variable, which are relevant to transoceanic navigation within what had appeared, initially, as a permanently fixed set of changes within the ordering of the planets or specifically stellar phenomena. LaRouche's Latest
  • Together with other Brassica species, it likely descends from a hexaploid ancestor followed by extensive rearrangements, making its genome essentially a triplicated A. thaliana genome.
  • The so - called golden - collar gentry are essentially nothing but brain - workers with high income.
  • The "SynchroRev Match" function automatically controls and adjusts engine speed when shifting to the speed of the next gear position, essentially "blipping" the throttle to smooth out any up / down shifts. Autoblog
  • ‘Up is down, and down is up… My feeling is that someone has essentially conned her into believing that she's going to be voting,’ he said.
  • This transform is essentially an equation which will convert from image to map coordinates and vice-versa.
  • PC is essentially an etiquette, a series of codes by which we are supposed to live our lives.
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