Totally vs Completely - What's the difference?
As adverbs the difference between totally and completely
is that totally
is entirely; completely while completely
is (manner) in a complete manner; fully; totally; utterly.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(degree, colloquial) Very; extremely.
- The car was totally destroyed in the crash.
(modal, colloquial) Definitely.
- That was totally wicked!
- That was totally not what happened.
* See also
(manner) In a complete manner; fully; totally; utterly.
* 1851 , (Herman Melville), , Chapter 70,
* 1899 , (Kate Chopin), , Chapter XIX,
- It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded.
* 1969 , E.R. Zumwalt, Jr., ,
- She completely abandoned her Tuesdays at home, and did not return the visits of those who had called upon her.
- Lieutenant (junior grade) KERRY immediately maneuvered his craft through several strafing runs which completely silenced the enemy.
(degree) To the fullest extent or degree; totally.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=I had occasion […] to make a somewhat long business trip to Chicago, and on my return […] I found Farrar awaiting me in the railway station. He smiled his wonted fraction by way of greeting, […], and finally leading me to his buggy, turned and drove out of town. I was completely
mystified at such an unusual proceeding.}}
* 1968 June 8, ,
* 1975 , (Helen Schucman), '', Lesson 75: ''The light has come ,
- Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control.
- Keep a completely open mind, washed of all past ideas and clean of every concept you have made.
* See also