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1. especially

adverb. ['əˈspɛʃli, əˈspɛʃəli'] to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common.

Synonyms

  • peculiarly
  • specially

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • especial (English)

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Rhymes with Especially

  • abnormally
  • abysmally
  • accidentally
  • accidentally
  • actually
  • actually
  • additionally
  • additionally
  • agriculturally
  • agriculturally
  • anecdotally
  • anecdotally
  • angrily
  • annually
  • arbitrarily
  • architecturally
  • architecturally
  • artfully
  • artificially
  • awfully

How do you pronounce especially?

Pronounce especially as əˈspɛʃəli.

US - How to pronounce especially in American English

UK - How to pronounce especially in British English

How to spell especially? Is it especiallu? Or espically? Common misspellings are:

  • especiallu
  • espically

Sentences with especially


1. Adverb
Being stood up by a friend is especially frustrating when it wastes your time or ruins your plans.

Quotes about especially


1. I'm always nervous! Especially when it comes to a series like 'Disgaea', where you do have such a devoted fan base, the last thing you want to do is disappoint. But I love playing bad guys and just always hope that fans will be forgiving if I miss the mark.
- Troy Baker

2. The hardest thing to find in life is balance - especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally balanced? Look within yourself.
- Celine Dion

3. I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences.
- Jim Morrison

2. especially

adverb. ['əˈspɛʃli, əˈspɛʃəli'] in a special manner.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • especial (English)
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