Somewhat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsʌmwʌt|  American pronunciation of the word somewhat
Brit.  |ˈsʌmwɒt|  British pronunciation of the word somewhat

adverb

- to a small degree or extent(syn: slightly)

his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory

- to certain extent or degree (syn: fairly, jolly, middling, moderately, passably, pretty, reasonably)

Examples

He felt somewhat awkward in his suit.

Our work has progressed somewhat.

The course is somewhat more difficult than I was told it would be.

She is somewhat of an expert.

It was somewhat difficult.

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