fundamentally
adverb see fundamental I

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  • Fundamentally — Fun da*men tal*ly, adv. Primarily; originally; essentially; radically; at the foundation; in origin or constituents. Fundamentally defective. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fundamentally — index purely (positively) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fundamentally — c.1600, from FUNDAMENTAL (Cf. fundamental) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fundamentally — [[t]fʌ̱ndəme̱ntəli[/t]] 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with cl/group (emphasis) You use fundamentally for emphasis when you are stating an opinion, or when you are making an important or general statement about something. Fundamentally, women like him for… …   English dictionary

  • fundamentally — fun|da|men|tal|ly [ ,fʌndə mentli ] adverb * 1. ) in a very important or basic way: The Internet has fundamentally changed the way people communicate. a choice between two fundamentally different concepts fundamentally flawed/wrong: His entire… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fundamentally */ — UK [ˌfʌndəˈment(ə)lɪ] / US adverb 1) in a very important or basic way The Internet has fundamentally changed the way people communicate with one another. a choice between two fundamentally different concepts fundamentally flawed/wrong: His entire …   English dictionary

  • fundamentally — adv. Fundamentally is used with these adjectives: ↑conservative, ↑correct, ↑different, ↑dishonest, ↑distinct, ↑flawed, ↑healthy, ↑important, ↑incompatible, ↑inconsistent, ↑misguided, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • fundamentally — fun|da|men|tal|ly [ˌfʌndəˈmentəli] adv in every way that is important or basic ▪ The conclusions of the report are fundamentally wrong . ▪ The political culture of the US is fundamentally different …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fundamentally — [ˌfʌndəˈment(ə)li] adv 1) in a very important or basic way His entire approach to the problem is fundamentally flawed.[/ex] 2) used for emphasizing the basic nature or character of something Fundamentally, she is a political writer.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • fundamentally — adverb in every way that is important or basic: They are good friends even though their views on many things are fundamentally different …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fundamentally — adverb she was, fundamentally, a good person Syn: essentially, in essence, basically, at heart, at bottom, deep down, au fond; primarily, above all, first and foremost, first of all; informal at the end of the day, when all is said and done, when …   Thesaurus of popular words

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