well-nigh

adverb
\ ˈwel-ˈnī How to pronounce well-nigh (audio) \

Definition of well-nigh

: almost, nearly well-nigh impossible

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First Known Use of well-nigh

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of well-nigh was before the 12th century

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“Well-nigh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-nigh. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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well-nigh

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of well-nigh

formal : almost or nearly

well-nigh

adverb
\ ˈwel-ˈnī \

Kids Definition of well-nigh

: almost

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