One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of the expression of a feeling or opinion) in a heartfelt way.‘‘Thank goodness,’ she said feelingly’
- ‘Thus, though he advises against resisting superior force with force, he makes us feelingly understand why Doalty and Owen would do so.’
- ‘For a reader who knows the primary sources, it is a rich pleasure to see Roman antiquity so thoroughly and feelingly brought back to life. Harris is very modern, very pagan, even raunchy at times, just as the Romans must have been.’
- ‘He went on to say feelingly that the shooting was ‘one of the worst days of my life’.’
- ‘Mr Reeves expressed his great pleasure and surprise at the gift, and feelingly thanked the donors for their present.’
- ‘Drama-school highs and lows are feelingly recalled.’
- ‘'The painter must be anonymous, a servant,' he says, feelingly.’
- ‘It was he who so feelingly described the home in Pembridge Square.’
- ‘But when the abuses are well documented and the issues feelingly articulated, they cannot be altogether extinguished.’
- ‘A figure of intriguing, complex consciousness, he sees feelingly.’
- ‘The story of ordinary lives, perceptively and feelingly written, provides material as interesting as any I know.’
- ‘Julia Helgewald describes feelingly, and with scholarship, the myriad uses, religious, ornamental and utilitarian, to which water has been put.’
- ‘Colleagues have written feelingly of how, in 30 years of government service, Sanjivi always refused to put status above need.’
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