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gen·er·al·ly

generally

 
 
pronunciation:
je n r li [or] jen r li
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: for the most part.
The doctor said my grandmother was generally healthy but needed to keep up her weight.
synonyms:
basically, chiefly, fundamentally, mainly, mostly
similar words:
for the most part, on the whole, overall
definition 2: usually; ordinarily.
Professor Dewey's lectures are generally boring.
synonyms:
commonly, conventionally, ordinarily, usually
similar words:
chiefly, frequently, often, on the average