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 Meanings and Examples of VIRTUALLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 ad.  almost completely; practically; essentially
Classic Sentence:
1  Before him lay three hundred miles of territory virtually undefended save by a few state militia and the old men and young boys of the Home Guard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  Georgia was virtually under martial law now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  She was her father's chief clerk, and virtually managed his Black Hawk office during his frequent absences.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
4  He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
5  In name they were parishioners, but virtually they belonged to no parish at all.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6  If he always goes on in the same way, he must be, virtually, about two hundred years old, at present.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
7  could feel the evenness of their steps but could not do the same, as from step to step he was virtually being carried.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
8  As the fellows in number one were undistinguished dullards, Stephen and Heron had been during the year the virtual heads of the school.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
9  The French, moreover, were virtual victors.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AFTER THE RACE
10  The truth was that the North was holding the South in a virtual state of siege, though many did not realize it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  Alain Prost finished third and virtually conceded the world championship.
17  In the three decades after 1945, Britain shed virtually all of the colonies that had taken centuries to acquire.
18  New York's eminent domain statute is virtually capital punishment for property owners.
19  For Africa � right at the bottom of virtually every table - reducing infant mortality by two thirds and getting all its children into school look like an impossible dream until well into the twenty-second century.
20  Avoiding long commutes is a growing priority, as is the ability to work virtually from anyplace to enable a more footloose lifestyle.
21  Until now, coordinated attacks have been virtually unheard of and experts fear this could affect foreign investment in Peru.
22  Coach Joachim Low stood on the touchline virtually motionless, his face a picture of calm and focus.
23  The company has a virtual monopoly in this area of trade.
24  Argentina came to a virtual standstill while the game was being played.
25  The country was sliding into a state of virtual civil war.
26  Jaron Lanier coined the term "virtual reality" and pioneered its early development.
27  At that time the East India Company was the virtual ruler of Bengal.
28  Ten years of incompetent government had brought about the virtual collapse of the country's economy.
29  He was the virtual leader of the movement.
30  Our deputy manager is the virtual head of the business.