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somewhat

[ suhm-hwuht, -hwot, -hwuht, -wuht, -wot, -wuht ]
/ ˈsʌmˌʰwʌt, -ˌʰwɒt, -ʰwət, -ˌwʌt, -ˌwɒt, -wət /
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adverb

in some measure or degree; to some extent: not angry, just somewhat disturbed.

noun

some part, portion, amount, etc.

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Origin of somewhat

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at some, what
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British Dictionary definitions for somewhat

somewhat
/ (ˈsʌmˌwɒt) /

adverb

(not used with a negative) rather; a bitshe found it somewhat less easy than he
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