Examples of wholly in a Sentence
She is wholly devoted to her children.
An infant is wholly dependent on its mother.
The claim is wholly without merit.
Recent Examples of wholly from the Web
There’s a legendary, if not wholly accurate, explanation for parental absence in these early movies.
Texas is widely considered a cradle of innovation in this area, however, in large part because its electrical grid is wholly confined within the state.
When you’re done, your furniture piece will be wholly transformed.
McLaughlin’s hero, Rice Moore, is the keeper of a Virginia nature preserve, and glad of the privacy — for reasons not wholly his fault, a cartel is after him.
Nurses were wholly absent in many stories in the sample despite the relevance of a nursing perspective to the topic.
In this country, unprovoked attacks by alligators and especially deaths by alligator attack are almost wholly absent outside of Florida.
The witnessing of this shift in Aster’s Hereditary makes it a wholly upsetting experience.
Trump’s conviction that America’s allies have benefited from one-sided trade agreements with the United States is not wholly unfounded.
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all, all of, all over, altogether, clean, completely, dead, enough, entirely, even, exactly, fast, flat, full, fully, heartily, out, perfectly, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, soundly, thoroughly, through and through, totally, utterly, well, wide;
all the way, at length, down the line, down to the ground, for fair, in whole, to bits, to pieces, to the hilt, to the max;
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Definition of wholly for English Language Learners
: completely or fully
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