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insomuch

[in-suh-muhch, -soh-] /ˌɪn səˈmʌtʃ, -soʊ-/
adverb
1.
to such an extent or degree; so (usually followed by that).
2.
inasmuch (usually followed by as).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; orig. phrase in so much
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Examples from the web for insomuch
  • The father could not forbear weeping aloud, insomuch that in the agonies of his grief the seat shook under him.
  • But the next day the saint's strength began entirely to fail him, insomuch that he was no longer able to attend business.
  • insomuch as the physicians of record have identified etiological causes for the skin disorders, they cannot be due.
  • insomuch as this error is repeatable and measurable, it can be mapped and corrected.
  • insomuch as the prior conviction was in district court, this is adequate to show representation.
  • insomuch as the order was punitive in nature rather than coercive, this appeal is from a criminal contempt citation.
  • insomuch as this reduces an employer's expenditure on workplace conditions, employment of children may be less costly.
  • insomuch as they conflict with this ordinance, hereby repealed.
British Dictionary definitions for insomuch

insomuch

/ˌɪnsəʊˈmʌtʃ/
adverb
1.
foll by as or that. to such an extent or degree
2.
(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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