Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By reason of natural constitution; in essence: as, minerals and plants are essentially different.
- In an essential manner or degree; in effect; fundamentally: as, the two statements do not differ essentially.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an essential manner or degree; in an indispensable degree; really.
- adv. in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
- essential + -ly (Wiktionary)
“A redshirt is a term essentially used for skipping a year.”
“After discussion with several experts -- actually, reporter colleagues who sit within a 30-foot radius -- the consensus is that the term essentially refers to someone oddly detached from reality.”
“The term essentially refers to everyone except for non-Hispanic white people.”
“Besides the record's disappointing sales, the label essentially shut down operations around the time of This Kind of Love's release.”
“Alonso lost the title essentially because he blocked Hamilton in the McLaren pit in Hungary, and the FIA intervened to penalise him.”
“Which essentially translates as anyone who lives in the house of the European citizen in the country from which they are moving, regardless of their nationality (which paraphrases Articles 2 & 3 of the directive).”
“This essentially is a question of evidence, and some countries do have legal euthanasia already.”
“He also says that the U.S. is asking its troops to die in Afghanistan for what he calls essentially a far-off civil war.”
“It's enough that the WSJ is craven and gutless on this story, backing away from its decision to publish what they characterize as essentially a press release; however, it takes it to the next level of brazen, shocking gall by saying that "We suspect that the Times has tried to use the Journal as its political heatshield precisely because it knows our editors have more credibility on these matters.”
“Dalmatia, and based their claim partly on the principle of nationalities and partly on the vital necessity of having outlets on that sea, and in particular Fiume, the most important of them all, which they described as essentially Croatian and indispensable as a port.”
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