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Meaning of EARNESTLY

Pronunciation:  'urnistlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  in a serious manner; "talking earnestly with his son"; "she started studying snakes in earnest"; "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"
 

EARNESTLY is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: in earnest, seriously
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ear"nest*ly\, adv.
In an earnest manner.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: actively, ardently, assiduously, bec et ongles, committedly, decidedly, decisively, decorously, demurely, determinedly, devotedly, devoutly, dingdong, down, exhaustively, fervently, fervidly, firmly, fixedly, for real, formally, gravely, grimly, hammer and tongs, heart and soul, heartily, heatedly, impassionedly, in all seriousness, in earnest, in good earnest, inflexibly, intensely, intently, like a bulldog, like a leech, obstinately, painstakingly, passionately, perfervidly, perseveringly, persistently, purposefully, relentlessly, resolutely, resolvedly, sedately, seriously, sincerely, singlemindedly, soberly, sober-mindedly, sobersidedly, solemnly, somberly, staidly, staunchly, steadfastly, steadily, tenaciously, thoroughly, thoughtfully, tooth and nail, unremittingly, unswervingly, unyieldingly, vehemently, wholeheartedly, with a will, with constancy, with total dedication, zealously
 

 

 

 

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