underneath it all

Definition of underneath it all

  1. :  in reality :  actually He might seem unkind, but underneath it all, he's a very caring person.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  directly beneath

    :  close under especially so as to be hidden

    :  under subjection to

  1. :  under or below an object or a surface :  beneath

    :  on the lower side

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

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a brief usually trivial fact

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