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Definitions for heartily
ˈhɑr tl ihearti·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heartilyadverb

    with gusto and without reservation

    "the boy threw himself heartily into his work"

  2. heartily, cordially, warmlyadverb

    in a hearty manner

    "`Yes,' the children chorused heartily"; "We welcomed her warmly"


  1. heartilyadverb

    in a hearty manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heartilyadverb

    Etymology: from hearty.

    Where his judgment led him to oppose men on a publick account, he would do it vigorously and heartily; yet the opposition ended there. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

    I bear no malice for my death;
    But those that sought it, I could wish more Christians;
    Be what they will, I heartily forgive them. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.

    If to be sad is to be wise,
    I do most heartily despise
    Whatever Socrates has said,
    Or Marcus Tullius Cicero writ, or Wanley read. Matthew Prior.

    As for my eating heartily of the food, know that anxiety has hindered my eating ’till this moment. Joseph Addison, Guardian.


  1. heartily

    Heartily is an adverb that describes doing something with enthusiasm, energy, or in a heartfelt, sincere, or vigorous way. It can also refer to doing something to a large degree or extent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heartilyadverb

    from the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity

  2. Heartilyadverb

    with zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartily in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of heartily in a Sentence

  1. Lao Tzu:

    When the highest type of men hear Tao, They diligently practice it. When the average type of men hear Tao, They half believe in it. When the lowest type of men hear Tao, They laugh heartily at it.

  2. Ivan Bukin:

    We have made an attempt to fix the mistakes that we have made at the Russian nationals and the European Championship, we wanted to skate heartily and enjoy our performance.

  3. Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu:

    When the highest type of men hear Tao,They diligently practice it.When the average type of men hear Tao,They half believe in it.When the lowest type of men hear Tao,They laugh heartily at it.Without the laugh, there is no Tao.

  4. Patrick Garrity wrote.But Grant:

    Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is going to do, some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault, and land in our rear and on both of our flanks at the same time. Go back to your command and try to think what we are going to do ourselves, instead of what Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is going to do.

  5. William Wycherley:

    I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for.

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