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PERSONALLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does personally mean? 

PERSONALLY (adverb)
  The adverb PERSONALLY has 5 senses:

1. as yourself
2. as a person
3. in a personal way
4. in the flesh; without involving anyone else
5. concerning the speaker

  Familiarity information: PERSONALLY used as an adverb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERSONALLY (adverb)


Sense 1personally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

As yourself

Context example:

speaking personally, I would not want to go


Sense 2personally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

As a person

Context example:

he is personally repulsive

Pertainym:

personal (of or arising from personality)


Sense 3personally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a personal way

Context example:

he took her comments personally

Antonym:

impersonally (without warmth)

Pertainym:

personal (concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality)


Sense 4personally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the flesh; without involving anyone else

Synonyms:

in person; personally

Context examples:

I went there personally / he appeared in person

Pertainym:

personal (concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality)


Sense 5personally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Concerning the speaker

Context example:

personally, I find him stupid


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