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fun·da·men·tal

 (fŭn′də-mĕn′tl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the foundation or base; elementary: the fundamental laws of the universe.
b. Forming or serving as an essential component of a system or structure; central: an example that was fundamental to the argument.
c. Of great significance or entailing major change: a book that underwent fundamental revision.
2. Of or relating to the lowest possible frequency or the lowest frequency component of a vibrating element, system, periodic wave, or quantity: a fundamental chord.
3. Music Having the root in the bass: a fundamental chord.
n.
1. Something that is an essential or necessary part of a system or object.
2. The lowest frequency of a periodically varying quantity or of a vibrating system.

fun′da·men′tal·ly adv.

fundamentally

(ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəlɪ)
adv
1. in a way that affects the basis or essentials; utterly: the terms of engagement have been fundamentally altered.
2. (sentence modifier) in essence; at heart: fundamentally, we want our lives to be safe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.fundamentally - in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

fundamentally

adverb
1. basically, at heart, at bottom Fundamentally, women like him for his sensitivity.
2. essentially, radically, basically, primarily, profoundly, intrinsically He disagreed fundamentally with her judgement.

fundamentally

adverb
In regard to the essence of a matter:
Translations
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fundamentally

[ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪ] ADV
1. (= basically) → básicamente, en lo fundamental
the situation remains fundamentally the samebásicamente or en lo fundamental, la situación no cambia
fundamentally, your children are your responsibilitybásicamente, sus hijos son responsabilidad suya
he is still fundamentally optimistic about the situationbásicamente sigue sintiéndose optimista en cuanto a la situación
2. (= profoundly) → fundamentalmente
their lifestyle is fundamentally different to ourssu forma de vida es fundamentalmente distinta a la nuestra
there is something fundamentally wrong in what he sayshay un error fundamental en lo que dice
it is fundamentally important that this project continueses de vital importancia or es fundamental que el proyecto siga adelante
3. (= intrinsically) → intrínsecamente

fundamentally

[ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəli] adv
(= basically) → fondamentalement
(= in a major way) → fondamentalement

fundamentally

adv
(= essentially)im Grunde (genommen); different, wrong, flawedgrundlegend; fundamentally different viewsgrundlegend or von Grund auf unterschiedliche Ansichten; the treaty is fundamentally flawedder Vertrag enthält grundlegende Fehler; fundamentally, he is a bullyer ist im Grunde genommen ein Tyrann; is man fundamentally good?ist der Mensch im Grunde gut?; fundamentally importantvon grundlegender Bedeutung
(= radically) change, affectgrundlegend; disagreegrundsätzlich; I am fundamentally opposed to itich bin grundsätzlich dagegen; we differ quite fundamentally on thiswir haben dazu grundverschiedene Ansichten

fundamentally

[ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəlɪ] advfondamentalmente, essenzialmente

fundamental

(fandəˈmentl) adjective
of great importance; essential; basic. Respect for law and order is fundamental to a peaceful society.
noun
a basic or essential part of any thing. Learning to read is one of the fundamentals of education.
ˌfundaˈmentally adverb
He was fundamentally honest.
References in classic literature ?
With this before me by way of example, I was persuaded that it would indeed be preposterous for a private individual to think of reforming a state by fundamentally changing it throughout, and overturning it in order to set it up amended; and the same I thought was true of any similar project for reforming the body of the sciences, or the order of teaching them established in the schools: but as for the opinions which up to that time I had embraced, I thought that I could not do better than resolve at once to sweep them wholly away, that I might afterwards be in a position to admit either others more correct, or even perhaps the same when they had undergone the scrutiny of reason.
To them the whole sex, from queens of France to milliners, are essentially depraved, licentious, intriguing, not a little rascally, fundamentally deceitful, and incapable of thought about anything but trifles.
The natures of those two winds that share the dominions of the great oceans are fundamentally different.
The true rule is to ascertain that the match is fundamentally a good one, and then to take it for granted that all minor objections, should there be such, will vanish, if you let them alone.
He was fundamentally mad, though not perhaps completely; which of course made him all the greater, I won't say danger but, nuisance.
Unless she acted promptly this slip of a girl was going to affect, fundamentally, all their lives.
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:
Minerva said she hoped not; they were only ridiculous little creatures, with this odd circumstance, that they had a blur, or indeterminate aspect, seen far or seen near; if you called them bad, they would appear so; if you called them good, they would appear so; and there was no one person or action among them, which would not puzzle her owl, much more all Olympus, to know whether it was fundamentally bad or good.
He must confess himself entirely and fundamentally other than Mr.
This hard-headed old Overreach approved of the sentimental song, as the suitable garnish for girls, and also as fundamentally fine, sentiment being the right thing for a song.
He said that he considered the principles underlying all volunteer service fundamentally wrong, and that it seemed to him that calling for volunteers reflected upon the courage and loyalty of the entire command.
Under her purity, and saintliness, and culture, and ethereal beauty of soul, she was, in things fundamentally human, just like Lizzie Connolly and all Lizzie Connollys.

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