From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpersonallyper‧son‧al‧ly /ˈpɜːsənəli $ ˈpɜːr-/ ●●●S2 adverb 🔊 🔊 1[sentence adverb] spokenTHINK/HAVE THE OPINION THAT used to emphasize that you are only giving your own opinion about something 🔊 Personally, I don’t think much of the idea. 🔊 I personally think it’s too cold to go out.2PERSONALLY/YOURSELFif you do something personally, you do it yourself rather than getting someone else to do it syn in person 🔊 The managing director wrote personally to thank me. 🔊 All important work is personally approved by him. 🔊 I’ll see to it personally.3used to show that one particular person is involved, rather than a group of people 🔊 I’m holding you personally responsible for this mess! 🔊 She clearly blamed me personally for the difficulties she’d been having.4 →take something personally5FRIENDLYas a friend, or as someone you have met 🔊 I don’t know her personally, but I like her work.6PERSONALLY/YOURSELFin a way that criticizes someone’s character or appearance 🔊 Members of the Senate rarely attack each other personally.7in relation to someone’s private life, rather than to their work, business, or officialduties 🔊 She had a lasting impact on his life both personally and professionally.