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.
Origin and Etymology of wholly
Middle English hoolly, from hool whole
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
WHOLLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wholly for English Language Learners
: completely or fully
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