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Definitions of really

  1. in actual fact; "to be nominally but not actually independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers) "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"; (`forsooth' is archaic and now usually used to express disbelief) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. In a real manner; with or in reality; actually; in truth. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Actually; as a matter of fact. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. In reality; actually. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for really

  1. You are in a bad way, you know; you really are in a bad way. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  2. Do you really want me to tell you why? – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
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