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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [toht-l-ee]
    • /ˈtoʊt l i/
    • /ˈtəʊtəli/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [toht-l-ee]
    • /ˈtoʊt l i/

Definitions of totally word

  • adverb totally wholly; entirely; completely. 1
  • adverb totally really 1
  • interjection totally absolutely 1
  • adverb totally wholly; completely; altogether 0

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Origin of totally

First appearance:

before 1500
One of the 26% oldest English words
First recorded in 1500-10; total + -ly

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Totally


totally popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

totally usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for totally

adv totally

  • a lot — lot (def 14).
  • all — You use all to indicate that you are referring to the whole of a particular group or thing or to everyone or everything of a particular kind.
  • all in all — You use all in all to introduce a summary or general statement.
  • all out — not at one's home or place of employment; absent: I stopped by to visit you last night, but you were out.
  • all the way — You use all the way to emphasize how long a distance is.

noun totally

adverb totally

  • absolutely — Absolutely means totally and completely.
  • dead — A person, animal, or plant that is dead is no longer living.
  • deathly — If you say that someone is deathly pale or deathly still, you are emphasizing that they are very pale or still, like a dead person.
  • deeply — at or to a considerable extent downward; well within or beneath a surface.
  • diametrically — If you say that two things are diametrically opposed, you are emphasizing that they are completely different from each other.

Antonyms for totally

adv totally

  • at best — You use at best to indicate that even if you describe something as favourably as possible or if it performs as well as it possibly can, it is still not very good.
  • at least — You use at least to say that a number or amount is the smallest that is possible or likely and that the actual number or amount may be greater. The forms at the least and at the very least are also used.
  • at most — at the maximum
  • at worst — under the worst circumstances; at the greatest disadvantage
  • fractionally — pertaining to fractions; comprising a part or the parts of a unit; constituting a fraction: fractional numbers.

adverb totally

  • incompletely — not complete; lacking some part.
  • noticeably — attracting notice or attention; capable of being noticed: a noticeable lack of interest.

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