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See definition of wellnigh on Dictionary.com
  • as inpractically
  • as injust about
  • as inmost
  • as innearly
  • as inalmost

synonyms for wellnigh

  • approximately
  • basically
  • essentially
  • morally
  • nearly
  • virtually
  • much
  • about
  • all but
  • as good as
  • as much as
  • close to
  • for all intents and purposes
  • fundamentally
  • in effect
  • in essence
  • most
  • nigh
  • well-nigh
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antonyms for wellnigh

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  • far
    • least
    • little
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        How to use wellnigh in a sentence

        Michael, for sudden joy and excitement, was wellnigh thrown from his equilibrium.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
        These characteristics are wellnigh indescribable, but they are all included in the terms "soldier and gentleman."
        A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
        It is wellnigh impossible to confine it within proper limits.
        THE CHILD-VOICE IN SINGINGFRANCIS E. HOWARD
        Such things brought me to the verge of desperation, and wellnigh caused me to put an end to my life.
        BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
        There is a wellnigh infinite number of influences to deflect us from the safe and certain course.
        WHEN THE HOLY GHOST IS COMES. L. BRENGLE
        The sea washed completely over us, and wellnigh took the breath out of my body.
        CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
        Then one day, when his work was over and he knew he was free to go again to the princess, his heart wellnigh stopped for fear.
        STORIES FROM THE BALLADSMARY MACGREGOR
        But when he saw a beggar standing before him, he wellnigh slammed the gate in the poor man's face.
        STORIES FROM THE BALLADSMARY MACGREGOR
        A girl receives such training that it is wellnigh impossible for her to be sincere.
        A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
        At the same time, as a place of residence in the summer months, I can well understand Cape Town being wellnigh deserted.
        SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
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