[in-suh-muhch, -soh-]


to such an extent or degree; so (usually followed by that).
inasmuch (usually followed by as).

Origin of insomuch

1350–1400; Middle English; orig. phrase in so much Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for insomuch



(foll by as or that) to such an extent or degree
(foll by as) because of the fact (that); inasmuch (as)
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Word Origin and History for insomuch

late 14c. as a phrase; tending to be run together from 16c.

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