fundamentally

adverb
fun·​da·​men·​tal·​ly | \ ˌfən-də-ˈmen-tᵊl-ē How to pronounce fundamentally (audio) \

Definition of fundamentally

: with regard to what is basic, essential, or fundamental : at a fundamental level a fundamentally honest person a fundamentally new/different approach Most theories of the internal structure of Venus begin with the assumption that the planet is fundamentally similar to the earth …— Andrew and Louise Young : in a basic or fundamental manner This "disposable" work force is the most important trend in business today, and it is fundamentally changing the relationship between Americans and their jobs.— Janice Castro

First Known Use of fundamentally

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fundamentally.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fundamentally. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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