Definitions of vitally

  1. In a vital manner.
  2. In such a manner as to give life; essentially.

Usage examples for vitally

  1. Surely, we must begin to appreciate how vitally important to every person in the land is this matter of competition and monopoly. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  2. Her whole attitude toward Manzanita might have softened sometimes, if long years of custom had not made the little things of life vitally important to her. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  3. Nevertheless, as public patronage is the element vitally requisite for commercial success, and as the public is not usually in full possession of all the facts and therefore cannot discriminate between the genuine and the false, the legitimate inventor must avail himself of every possible means of proclaiming and asserting his rights if he desires to derive any benefit from the results of his skill and labor. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  4. Such harm to a part of the national economy so vitally important to everyone is of great concern to us all. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. Helen May did not know how vitally important it is to have a good dog at such work. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  6. Every inch of available road space was vitally necessary for the forces in movement. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  7. This happens to be one of the times when it is vitally necessary. – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. His opinions on all matters had gone so vitally astray, that they had not been worth having. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  9. Has the government of the United States no power under this grant to legislate within its own exclusive jurisdiction on subjects that vitally affect its interest? – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. Some way or other he felt sure the expense would not interfere with the things so vitally important to him. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  11. David Copperfield is thus a vitally interesting and living character. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  12. This could be vitally important. – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  13. " Therefore, it was only natural that he should be the person most vitally interested in seeing that the plate was again returned. – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  14. Both the President and Congress were confronted with problems the solution of which would vitally affect not only the people of America, but the people of the world; never before had their decisions been so subject to the possibilities of mistakes which would certainly be momentous and might be tragic. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  15. Now, it so happened that in the same hotel at the very same moment were three persons in whom Phil was vitally interested. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  16. Is this equally true of the heart and the soul, the development of character, so vitally important in the life and worth of every human being? – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  17. This last may certainly learn of the ancients, better than anywhere else, three things which it is vitally important for him to know:- the all- importance of the choice of a subject; the necessity of accurate construction; and the subordinate character of expression. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  18. It affects him vitally. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. The law is not interested in sin, or even immorality, but it is vitally interested in the effects of them. – Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954) by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.