Definitions for intently
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intently.
with strained or eager attention
"listened intently"; "stood watching intently"
In an intent or focused manner.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
With close attention; with close application; with eager desire.
Etymology: from intent.
If we insist passionately or so intently on the truth of our beliefs, as not to proceed to as vigorous pursuit of all just, sober, and godly living. Henry Hammond, on Fundamentals.
The odd paintings of an Indian screen, at first glance, may surprise and please a little; but when you fix your eye intently upon them, they appear so extravagantly disproportioned that they give a judicious eye pain. Francis Atterbury.
The Chian medal seats him with a volume open, and reading intently. Alexander Pope.
in an intent manner; as, the eyes intently fixed
The numerical value of intently in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of intently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
He listened intently to everything we had to say until we were through talking. We couldn't have asked for more.
These are all commonsense solutions added to this legislation in a vigorous debate on Capitol Hill, and under the President's leadership we'll continue to listen intently for ways to make this even better.
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