Definition of Especially

1. Adverb. To a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common. "An especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"




2. Adverb. In a special manner. "A specially arranged dinner"
Exact synonyms: Specially
Partainyms: Especial, Special

Definition of Especially

1. adv. In an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree.

Definition of Especially

1. Adverb. (context: manner) In a special manner; specially ¹

2. Adverb. (context: focus) particularly; to a greater extent than is normal ¹

3. Adverb. (context: focus) (non-gloss definition Used to place greater emphasis upon someone or something) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Especially

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Especially

espaliers
espanol
espanole
espanoles
espantoon
espantoons
esparcet
esparcets
esparto
espartos
espauliere
espaulieres
especial
especial(a)
especiall
especially (current term)
especialness
esper
esperamicin
esperamicins
esperance
esperances
esperanzaite
esperium
espers
espial
espials
espied
espiegle
espieglerie

Literary usage of Especially

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thucydides Translated Into English by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"VII. them when they retired, falling especially upon the BC413. hindermost of ... And then, as constantly happens in armies*, especially in very great ones, ..."

2. The Book of the Courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione (1903)
"He will never be among the last to show themselves, knowing that the crowd and especially women gaze much more attentively upon the first than upon the last ..."

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