Definition of Totally

1. Adverb. To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent ('whole' is often used informally for 'wholly'). "A whole new idea"

Exact synonyms: All, Altogether, Completely, Entirely, Whole, Wholly
Language type: Colloquialism
Partainyms: Complete, Entire, Total, Whole
Antonyms: Partly



Definition of Totally

1. adv. In a total manner; wholly; entirely.

Definition of Totally

1. Adverb. Entirely; completely. ¹

2. Adverb. (context: degree colloquial) Very; extremely. ¹

3. Adverb. (context: modal colloquial) Definitely. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Totally

1. completely [adv] - See also: completely

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Totally

totalitarianists
totalitarianize
totalitarians
totalities
totality
totalizator
totalizators
totalize
totalized
totalizer
totalizers
totalizes
totalizing
totalled
totalling
totally (current term)
totally disconnected
totally intrathoracic stomach
totally ordered set
totally ordered sets
totalness
totals
totanus
totanuses
totaquine
totaquines
totara
totaras
tote
tote bag

Literary usage of Totally

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

1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... i lenee of a totally different kind. If George I Eliot were a novel writer, in the ordinary [ sense of the term, we should have a right to complain of ..."

2. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, Sr. (2001)
"... which renders our palate totally unfit for relishing or distinguishing the viands which are subsequently subjected to its criticism. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"BULL, a ludicrous speech in which the ideas combined are totally incongruous or contradictory. A good example is Artemus Ward's saying of Jefferson Davis ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"But e was totally unfitted to fill such an important post as that of the American seere- tary,and the ambiguous 'Confession of Faith" which he made on ..."

5. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"... being totally independent of the patient's welfare and sufferings. Moreover, the world is the abode of disease, and human beings are the patients : if ..."

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