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Definition of Personally

  • In a personal manner; by bodily presence; in person; not by representative or substitute; as, to deliver a letter personally.
  • With respect to an individual; as regards the person; individually; particularly.
  • With respect to one's individuality; as regards one's self; as, personally I have no feeling in the matter.
  • as a person
  • in the flesh; without involving anyone else
  • concerning the speaker
  • in a personal way
  • as yourself

How to use personally in a sentence. Personally pronunciation.

These assessments had grown so oppressive that it seemed necessary to look into the matter personally.
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I heard the late Professor Boyesen say that he had never personally known any man who suffered like Turgenev from mere Despair.
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It is as though Turgenev personally introduced his men and women to the reader, accompanying each introduction with some biographical remarks that let us know why the introduction was made, and stir our curiosity to hear what the character will say.
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The following instance, when _death itself was made to give back the life it claimed_, is personally known to us to be true: A mother, in this city, sent a request for prayer to the Fulton street prayer-meeting, asking the Lord for the recovery of her daughter, who was sinking rapidly, and who she felt was almost dying.
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The following incidents are from the life of an invalid, personally known to the editor of this book, and can be depended upon as authentic in every particular.
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A clergyman, of great scholarship and genius, has told me of a remarkable answer to prayer, authenticated by three missionaries known to himself, who are personally acquainted with the facts.
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One of the most beautiful incidents ever known relating to the faith of children, and the reward of their trust, is contained in the following circumstance, personally known to the editor of this book, who was a participant in the facts.
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The Rev. Dr. Edwin F. Hatfield, of New York City, well known and eminent among the clergymen of the Presbyterian church, is personally acquainted with the following instance of a remarkable case in answer to prayer.
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All petitions which deserved it received an answer, and I remember that I personally presented a large number to his Majesty; he did not put these in his pocket, and in almost every instance I had the happiness of seeing them granted.
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You may, for example, be an aristocrat in regard to yourself personally, and, at the same time, a democrat in relation to others; and in that you will not be exceptional.
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I shall not be sorry to give personally a little lesson to the government, which I trust will profit by it.
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He did not imagine for a moment that the Marquise would charge herself personally with the infliction of her vengeance; but she had said-he then remembered-that the hand would be found.
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The order was obeyed, and all the circumstances reported to Gen. Shafter the same evening, with the expression of the opinion that if the general wanted the Gatling guns landed, he would have to attend to it personally, because the Gatling gun commander did not have sufficient rank to accomplish it in the face of all these obstacles.
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This much was absolutely necessary, for these officers were personally responsible for every dollar's worth of supplies and had to protect themselves in some degree.
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While personally superintending this movement, its gallant commander, Col. Wikoff, was killed.
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I have made certain recommendations in hasty reports for gallantry, which I personally witnessed.
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In making these recommendations, I have limited myself to those which I personally observed.
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The Moravians, meanwhile, were not waiting idly for matters to turn their way, but even before Reck reached his decision Spangenberg had started for England to arrange personally with the Georgia Trustees for their emigration.
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Their hardest time financially, as well as regarding health, was during the summer, when credit came to be accorded grudgingly, and finally Spangenberg, personally, borrowed 15 Pounds sterling, and applied it on their account, which restored their standing in Mr. Causton's eyes.
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They replied that their wagon and oxen were at the officers' service without hire, and that they would feed the animals, but personally they could take no share in the work.
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Examples of Personally

Example #1
Therefore I projected a pilgrimage to Carson and thence to Esmeralda.
Example #2
We had expected immediate returns of bullion, but were only afflicted with regular and constant "assessments" instead-demands for money wherewith to develop the said mines.
Example #3
His pessimism was temperamental, and he very early lost everything that resembled a definite religious belief.
Example #4
His pessimism was the true Slavonic pessimism, quiet, profound, and undemonstrative.
Example #5
Then these introductions are themselves so wonderfully vivid, are given with such brilliancy of outline, that they are little works of art in themselves, like the matchless pen portraits of Carlyle.
Example #6
But even by this method, which would be exceedingly irritating in a writer of less skill, additional interest in the character is aroused.