[ kawr-juh-lee or, especially British, -dee-uh-lee ]
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  1. in a courteous and friendly way; graciously: You are cordially invited to take part in the festivities.

  2. deeply and sincerely: I was cordially ashamed of how we had acted.

Origin of cordially


Other words from cordially

  • qua·si-cor·dial·ly, adverb
  • su·per·cor·dial·ly, adverb
  • un·cor·dial·ly, adverb

Words Nearby cordially Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cordially in a sentence

  • He was a very tall man, and he had a very tall and hospitable daughter, nearly as big as himself, who received us very cordially.

  • Thanks to Massna's warm introduction and his own reputation, he found himself cordially received by the First Consul.

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  • Nancy, appearing much gratified thereby, saluted him cordially.

  • In one word, to the whole worship of God the soul that clings to His Covenant will cordially bind itself in his dread presence.