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Meaning of MADLY

Pronunciation:  'madlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
  2. [adv]  in an insane manner; "she behaved insanely"; "he behaves crazily when he is off his medication"; "the witch cackled madly"; "screaming dementedly"
  3. [adv]  in a desperate manner; "she fought back madly"

MADLY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: crazily, deadly, dementedly, deucedly, devilishly, insanely
 Antonyms: sanely



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mad"ly\, adv. [From {Mad}, a.]
In a mad manner; without reason or understanding; wildly.

Thesaurus Terms
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