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totally (not comparable)
- To the fullest extent or degree.
- 1610–1611 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act II, scene i]:
- Antonio. He misses not much.
Sebastian. No; he doth but mistake the truth totally.
- 1789, Olaudah Equiano, chapter 2, in The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, volume 1, London: for the author, page 59:
- The languages of different nations did not totally differ […] They were therefore easily learned;
- (degree, colloquial) Very; extremely.
- That was totally wicked!
- (modal, colloquial) Definitely; for sure.
- That was totally not what happened.
- See also Thesaurus:completely
In a total manner; completely