rad·​i·​cal·​ly | \ ˈra-di-k(ə-)lē How to pronounce radically (audio) \

Definition of radically

1 : in origin or essence
2 : in a radical or extreme manner

Examples of radically in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Friday night, models of various ages and races cruised a makeshift catwalk in a display of radically different cuts, prints and fabrics as a crowd of about 50 people watched. Caroline Tien, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Oct. 2021 The challenge isn’t — or at least isn’t only — the judgment (which itself can be biased and flawed) but that being judged as falling short in a white supremacist society means radically different things depending on one’s identity. New York Times, 30 Sep. 2021 The building looked radically different after its renovation. Spencer Bevis, Dallas News, 26 Sep. 2021 In this episode, watch Taylor and Quartz CEO Zach Seward discuss the ways in which employee activism is imagining a radically different workplace, and why company leaders should be both backing and embracing this new age. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 24 Sep. 2021 So, two laptops with different processors and displays but the same battery size, could have radically different battery life. Maren Estrada, BGR, 23 Sep. 2021 Orff has made a name for herself as a designer by helping to radically rethink how the connection between land and water is handled, to address such contemporary issues as climate change, coastal vulnerability and even societal inequalities. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 By the end of 2020, a year in which the annual GDP dropped 3.5% in the U.S., most were forced to radically rethink their targets and completely scrapped goals as well as objectives and key results (OKRs). Beth Thornton, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Floyd's death last May gave rise to nightly protests across the U.S. and demands from activists to dismantle or radically rethink the role of police in society. Michael R. Sisak And Jake Bleiberg, Star Tribune, 21 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of radically

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Oct 2021

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“Radically.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radically. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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