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PER'SONALLY, adverb In person; by bodily presence; not by representative or substitute; as, to be personally present; to deliver a letter personally They personally declared their assent to the measure.

1. With respect to an individual; particularly.

She bore a mortal hatred to the house of Lancaster, and personally to the king.

2. With regard to numerical existence.

The converted man is personally the same he was before.