Number of syllables in the word 'literally'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word literally.

  1. No of syllables in literally : 4
  2. Divide syllables in literally : lit-er-al-ly

More about the word - literally

  1. adverb
  2. Synonyms : actually, really, merely, virtually
  3. Definition : Word for word; not figuratively; not as an idiom or metaphor
  4. Definition : (degree, contranym) Used non-literally as an intensifier for figurative statements: virtually, so to speak (often considered incorrect; see usage notes)
  5. Definition : Used to intensify or dramatise non-figurative statements; tending towards a meaningless filler word in repeated use.
  6. Definition : Used as a generic downtoner: just, merely.


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