As a noun finality
is the state of "being final"; the condition from which no further changes occur.
As an adverb finally is
at the end or conclusion; ultimately.
The state of "being final"; the condition from which no further changes occur
: The finality of my father's death suddenly hit me; there would be no more bedtime stories, no more games of catch in the back yard.
At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
(sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
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(manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
* at length
* at last
* (ultimately) initially