Definition of Broadly speaking

1. Adverb. Without regard to specific details or exceptions. "He interprets the law broadly"

Exact synonyms: Broadly, Generally, Loosely
Partainyms: Broad, General
Antonyms: Narrowly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broadly Speaking

broadenings
broadens
broader
broadest
broadest muscle of back
broadhead
broadheads
broadish
broadleaf
broadleafs
broadleaved
broadleaves
broadloom
broadlooms
broadly
broadly speaking (current term)
broadminded
broadmindedly
broadmindedness
broadmouth
broadmouths
broadness
broadnesses
broadnosed
broadpiece
broadpieces
broads
broadscale
broadseal
broadsealed

Literary usage of Broadly speaking

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"broadly speaking, be deemed a strict-constructionist position, and the right to issue paper money an implication of liberal construction. ..."

2. The Development of European Polity by Henry Sidgwick (1903)
"... Germany as compared with France and Spain—to keep in view that the different lines not only come round, broadly speaking, to the same result of absolute ..."

3. Buddhism and Immortality by William Sturgis Bigelow (1908)
"This conflict of the centripetal and centrifugal forces, of which the so- called self is the centre, is the basis of morality. broadly speaking, what is ..."

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