underlyingly

adverb

un·​der·​ly·​ing·​ly ˌən-dər-ˈlī-iŋ-lē How to pronounce underlyingly (audio)
: in deep structure

Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of underlyingly was in 1973

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“Underlyingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underlyingly. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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