What does it mean to say somewhat?

in some degree or measure
somewhat. adverb. Definition of somewhat (Entry 2 of 2) : in some degree or measure : slightly.

What is a word for slightly happy?

cheerful, contented, delighted, ecstatic, elated, glad, joyful, joyous, jubilant, lively, merry, overjoyed, peaceful, pleasant, pleased, satisfied, thrilled, upbeat, apt, fortunate.

When can you use somewhat?

You use somewhat to indicate that something is the case to a limited extent or degree. He concluded that Oswald was somewhat abnormal. He explained somewhat unconvincingly that the company was paying for everything. Although his relationship with his mother had improved somewhat, he was still depressed.

What does somewhat true mean?

that is less true. that is partly true. exact ( 1 ) While that is somewhat true — it is often used in China, where it was put to work to try and keep rain from affecting the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony — experts disagree on how effective it can be.

What does somewhat agree mean?

*( ) Agree ( ) Somewhat Agree ( ) Neither Agree nor Disagree ( ) Somewhat Disagree ( ) Disagree Additional Questions Periodically, DESE includes items on this survey that are meant to inform research and/or policy.

What is the difference between somewhat and somehow?

What is the difference between somehow and somewhat? “Somehow” means in some way that you can’t explain and “Somewhat” means a little, not too much. Both words are adverbs but mean very different things. “I somehow made it out of the caves alive.”

How do you say I am happy in different ways?


  • cheerful.
  • contented.
  • delighted.
  • ecstatic.
  • elated.
  • glad.
  • joyful.
  • joyous.

What can I use instead of very happy?


  • delighted,
  • glad,
  • joyful,
  • joyous,
  • jubilant,
  • rejoicing,
  • tickled.
  • What does somewhat mean in texting?

    to some extent
    Somewhat means to some extent. An example of somewhat used as an adverb is in the sentence, “He is somewhat hungry,” which means that he is not starving, but he is not full either. adverb.

    Where do you put somewhat?

    1. to a small degree or extent 2. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree. (1) Have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today. (2) A fool may put somewhat in a wise man’s head. (3) I was somewhat surprised to see him.

    What is the meaning of somewhat agree?

    Is somewhat informal?

    choose formal instead of informal vocabulary. For example, ‘somewhat’ is more formal than ‘a bit’, ‘insufficient’ is more formal than ‘not enough’.