Wholy vs. Wholly

Wholy vs. Wholly — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Wholy and Wholly

Wholyadverb

obsolete form of wholly

Whollyadverb

Completely; entirely

"The old American purposes are still wholly relevant" (John F. Kennedy).

Whollyadverb

Exclusively; solely.

Whollyadverb

Completely and entirely; to the fullest extent.

Whollyadverb

Exclusively and solely.

Whollyadverb

to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');

he was wholly convincedentirely satisfied with the mealit was completely different from what we expectedwas completely at faulta totally new situationthe directions were all wrongit was not altogether her faultan altogether new approacha whole new idea
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