Definition of Most especially
1. Adverb. Above and beyond all other consideration. "Above all, you must be independent"
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Literary usage of Most especially
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1905)
"One amongst the rest, that durst not go to church, or come near the Rhine, for fear to make away himself, because then he was most especially tempted. ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"most especially is it bound to deliberate on the bonds to be given by the cashiers of the bank. This is a subject on which the directors are particularly ..."
3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... for fear to make away himself, because then he was most especially tempted. These and such like symptoms are intended and remitted, as the malady itself ..."
4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... of the United States, most especially to the officers of the New York Historical Society, from whom he has received the most valuable assistance. ..."
5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"as well in all other liberal arts and disciplines, as also most especially of God and his most holy Word. ..."