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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; Also: In fact; Really.

Usage examples (41)
  • People who laugh actually live longer than those who don't laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter.
  • You may actually be doing the right thing by walking out
  • To be nominally but not actually independent
  • actually, we all help clear up after a meal for more
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