Materially Ma*te"ri*al*ly, adv.
1. In the state of matter.
I do not mean that anything is separable from a body
by fire that was not materially pre["e]xistent in
2. In its essence; substantially.
An ill intention is certainly sufficient to spoil .
. . an act in itself materially good. --South.
3. In an important manner or degree; essentially; as, it
materially concerns us to know the real motives of our
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English.