Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD ORIGIN

"in any way," mid-14c., originally used only affirmatively (cf. I Sam. XX:6 in KJV: "If thy father at all misse me"); now it is overwhelmingly used only in the negative or in interrogatory expressions, or in literary attempts at Irish dialect.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AT ALL

anytime

noununspecified moment, period
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