heartily

[ hahr-tl-ee ]
/ ˈhɑr tl i /

adverb

in a hearty manner; cordially: He was greeted heartily.
genuinely; sincerely: He sympathized heartily with their plight.
without restraint; exuberantly; vigorously: They laughed heartily.
with a hearty appetite: The campers ate heartily.
completely; thoroughly: I'm heartily sick of your complaining.

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Origin of heartily

First recorded in 1250–1300, heartily is from the Middle English word hertili; see hearty, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM heartily

o·ver·heart·i·ly, adverbqua·si-heart·i·ly, adverbsu·per·heart·i·ly, adverbun·heart·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for heartily

heartily
/ (ˈhɑːtɪlɪ) /

adverb

thoroughly or vigorouslyto eat heartily
in a sincere mannerhe congratulated me heartily on my promotion
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