well-nigh

adverb
\ˈwel-ˈnī \

Definition of well-nigh 

: almost, nearly well-nigh impossible

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Synonyms

about, all but, almost, borderline, fair [chiefly British], fairly, feckly [chiefly Scottish], more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, somewhere, virtually

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First Known Use of well-nigh

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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well-nigh

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of well-nigh

: almost or nearly

well-nigh

adverb
\ˈwel-ˈnī\

Kids Definition of well-nigh

: almost

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