heartily

[h_ˈɑː_t_ɪ_l_ɪ], [hˈɑːtɪlɪ], [hˈɑːtɪlɪ]

Antonyms for heartily:

disconsolately, partly, sullenly, dolefully, sourly, mournfully, incompletely, dourly, plaintively, dispiritedly, dejectedly, half, partially, sulkily, pessimistically, dolorously, darkly, kind of, approximately, abjectly, gloomily, forlornly, scarcely, wretchedly, Blackly, marginally, minimally, barely, roughly, halfway, sorrowfully, dismally, hardly, part, morosely, cheerlessly, sternly, unhappily, drearily, superficially, somewhat, bleakly, miserably, despondently, heavily, slightly, glumly, just.


Definitions of heartily:

  1.   with gusto and without reservation; " the boy threw himself heartily into his work" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   in a hearty manner; "` Yes, ' the children chorused heartily"; " We welcomed her warmly" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4.   In a hearty manner. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5.   With zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for heartily:

  1. And thus I take my leave of the world and of you all, and I heartily desire you all to pray for me. – Anne Boleyn
  2. No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad. – Thomas Carlyle
  3. Only to he avoid misunderstandings, I must say that even last year, when I wrote my pamphlet, I heartily wished that Prussia should declare war against Napoleon. – Ferdinand Lassalle
  4. It is too maddening. I've got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I'll have to speak three times, and then I'll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England? – John Masefield
  5. I begin to grow heartily tired of the etiquette and nonsense so fashionable in this city. – George Mason
  6. None can love freedom heartily but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence. – John Milton
  7. I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign. – James K. Polk
  8. I am in favor, heartily in favor, of our Constitution and Bill of Rights and I owe my allegiance to my country at all times. – Julius Rosenberg
  9. Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth. – Jonathan Swift
  10. I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for. – William Wycherley

Usage examples for heartily:

  1. “ " That's good news," returned the lady heartily – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  2. “ " Neither do I," I agreed, heartily – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  3. She then made ready the pie, and after eating and drinking heartily myself, I was just taking my leave of the young woman when we observed the giant coming through the castle gates. ” – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  4. “ " Ah, Mr. Holmes," said he, heartily as my friend entered, " I am delighted to see you." ” – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Then he laughed heartily – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  6. The other went out to him, and greeted him heartily – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  7. “ " That's a fact, wife," the little doctor responded heartily – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  8. It is a toast which I feel sure you all, gentlemen, will drink most heartily – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  9. “ " That is really kind of you," he said heartily – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  10. “ " He ate heartily etc. ” – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  11. My mother- in- law joined me heartily and appeared to me so much changed. ” – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  12. “ " I'm mighty proud of the both of ye," he concluded heartily – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  13. “ " I am sure I congratulate you most heartily my dear fellow," said Maas, with a fine show of enthusiasm. ” – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  14. “ " You are heartily welcome," Mrs. Dowsett said. ” – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  15. They all laughed heartily at me, and seemed to think it a great joke. ” – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  16. Never was a surprise more happily planned; never was a surprise more heartily enjoyed. ” – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  17. Sir Ralph leaned back in his chair, and laughed heartily – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  18. But I am heartily glad there is no serious mischief done. ” – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn
  19. The poor fellow was so glad to see me that he shook hands as heartily as if we had known each other from the time when he was a boy. ” – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

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