Definitions of in essence:
  • adjective:   being the essence or essential element of a thing
  • adverb:   with regard to fundamentals although not concerning details
  • adverb:   at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    Example: "For all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

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