Initially meaning

ini′shəlē
Initially is defined as at the beginning.

If you thought at first it was going to rain but you do not think so any more, this is an example of a situation where you initially thought it would rain.

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At the beginning; at first.
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At the beginning.

Initially, I found city life incredibly difficult, but now I'm used to it.

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Origin of initially