heartily

Definitions

  • Mr. Bhaer sang heartily
    Mr. Bhaer sang heartily
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv heartily with gusto and without reservation "the boy threw himself heartily into his work"
    • adv heartily in a hearty manner "`Yes,' the children chorused heartily","We welcomed her warmly"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heartily From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity. "I heartily forgive them."
    • Heartily With zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • heartily In a hearty manner; from or with the heart; cordially; zealously; eagerly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Heartily in a hearty manner: cordially: eagerly
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Quotations

  • H. L. Mencken
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    “No one hates his job so heartily as a farmer.”
  • John Milton
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    “None can love freedom heartily, but good men... the rest love not freedom, but license.”
  • William Wycherley
    William Wycherley
    “I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
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    “No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
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    “In private life I never knew anyone interfere with other people's disputes but he heartily repented of it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Hearty
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. heorte; Dut. hart, Ger. herz; cog. with L. cor, cordis, Gr. kardia.

Usage

In literature:

Oh, the words were solemnly couched, but I swear to you that I laughed heartily when I wrote them.
"The Duke's Motto" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Ellen heartily wished he was rid of it, and she too.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
Two years have already been wasted in wrangling, and I am heartily weary of it.
"The King's Post" by R. C. Tombs
But I congratulate you heartily on the event of this day's contest.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The dinner-bell now rung; but Henry, as one may fancy, had no stomach, and was vexed to see how heartily the other children ate.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
Suddenly Robin laughed, heartily and frankly.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
And she laughed heartily, heartily.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
He could also, I must add, enjoy Dickens's humour as heartily as any one.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Ezekiel Rideout's cottage was by Burnt Cove; and Bagg wished most heartily that he were there.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
It was the most disagreeable task he had performed in many a day and he was heartily glad that it was over.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
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In poetry:

"I thank ye, Marg'ret, I thank ye, Marg'ret;
And aye I thank ye heartilie;
Gin ever the dead come for the quick,
Be sure, Mag'ret, I'll come for thee."
"Clerk Saunders" by Andrew Lang
Make me, like David, heartily repent —
Make me, like Magdalene, my crimes lament —
Make me, like Nineveh, my errors own,
And in the dust my sinful state bemoan!
"A Prayer To Direct A Sick Man What Things Are Most Necessary For Him To Ask, And To Meditate Upon, I" by Rees Prichard
If thou art he, thou'rt welcome to the van,
To battle for the right in time of need;
To win fresh laurels for the Cameron clan,
And thousands bid thee heartily God speed.
"Address To The Hon. Malcolm Cameron" by Nora Pembroke
Besides, if we do, the French, Dutch, and Danes,
Will heartily thank us, no doubt, for our pains:
If we do not buy the poor creatures, they will:
And tortures and groans will be multiplied still.
"Pity For Poor Africans" by William Cowper
I have done many things merely shameful;
I am a man ashamed, my father!
My life is ashamed and broken and blameful—
The broken and blameful, oh, cleanse and gather!
Heartily shame me, Lord, of the shameful!
To my judge I flee with my blameful.
"Contrition" by George MacDonald
Then there's the ancient stronghold of the Bays of Lochloy,
And visitors when they see it will it heartily enjoy;
And a little further on there's the blasted heath of Macbeth,
And a hillock where the witches are wont to dance till out of breath.
"Beautiful Nairn" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

That's why we heartily endorse charging your phone in another room and using the solid aluminum Punkt AC 01 for wake-up duties.
Kevin Covais pays for partying heartily in 'College'.
In an earlier post, I heartily recommended Paul Griffiths' new translation and commentary of The Song of Songs.
Glenn Beck Heartily Recommends Christmas on Broadway.
I kiss you heartily , I hug you strongly.
Crowd boos Soriano heartily for failing to run out dropped line drive.
Fountain Street Church says yes and backs movement heartily .
No wonder President Obama has so heartily endorsed the "Gang of Six" deficit plan.
I heartily endorse re-election and can say all these candidates have been strong supporters of KVCC and the students who attend.
I would heartily recommend A.J.
I kiss you heartily, I hug you strongly.
We heartily endorse the first-term Democrat in her race against Republican challenger Kurt Bills.
We heartily endorse the first-term Democrat in her race against Republican challenger Kurt Bills on Nov 6.
She heartily greeted the occupants of every vehicle.
Tom said that reports that Denise Andrews had referred a rumor to the Athol Police Department should not be held against her and I heartily agree.
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In science:

The authors heartily acknowledge the fruitful collaboration of the Canada France Hawa¨ı telescope team, in gathering part of the data required for the present effort.
Improved Photometric Calibration of the SNLS and the SDSS Supernova Surveys
I thank Takeshi Saito heartily for carefully checking the manuscript.
Weights in arithmetic geometry
In addition, I most heartily thank Franz Kiraly, Paul von Bünau, Frank Meinecke and Wo jciech Samek for imparting to me their knowledge of Machine Learning and Neuroscience during my first two years at the TU Berlin and for their enthusiasm for the topics which I have pursued in this thesis.
Two Projection Pursuit Algorithms for Machine Learning under Non-Stationarity
Finally, I want to heartily thank the organizers of the CAGA lecture series at the IHES for their invitation.
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