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