listen to the pronunciation of well-nigh
Englisch - Englisch
almost, very nearly
Well-nigh means almost, but not completely or exactly. Finding a rug that's just the colour, size and price you want can be well-nigh impossible. = practically. almost
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost'; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
{a} almost, nearly, in a manner
well nigh
almost; close to -
Almost; nearly