Top 10 Other Words for Literally (Explained w Examples)

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So, you want to know what other words you can use to say the word “literally”? Look no further, we have the answers you need. Keep reading and you will find multiple examples and learn how to use them.

Actually

Meaning: Exactly, literally.

Example Sentence: I was actually just on my way to your place.

Completely

Meaning: Exactly, word for word.

Example Sentence: Jamie is completely right!

Correctly

Meaning: Literally, exactly.

Example Sentence: I have stated it correctly multiple times, and I won’t repeat again.

Directly

Meaning: Literally.

Example Sentence: Bobby always speaks directly, he doesn’t beat around the bush.

Faithfully

Meaning: Word for word, exactly.

Example Sentence: I want to convey your words faithfully.

Plainly

Meaning: Literally, simply.

Example Sentence: Please try to say what you want plainly so that everyone understands.

Precisely

Meaning: Literally, word for word.

Example Sentence: Can you tell me what Andrea said precisely?

Really

Meaning: Exactly, literally.

Example Sentence: Now please tell me how you really feel.

Simply

Meaning: Exactly, said in a simple way.

Example Sentence: Simply put, I don’t think you’re a good fit for this company.

Truly

Meaning: Literally, really.

Example Sentence: I truly am sorry for what happened.

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