Definitions

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  • adv. In a hopeful manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a hopeful manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With hope; with expectant desire.

Etymologies

hoping +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On May 9th 2009, diamond from monroe la wrote: ii personally think that rihanna would not do anything lyke that so ii dont believe its her … … (hopingly) … … my little cousin looks up to her and thinks shes the “honest” person that i “think” she is … …. .if thats rihanna then im a pirate … ..

    Chris Brown Denies Leaking Nude Photos Of Rihanna

  • He tried to follow Stubby; not in the trusting, bounding manner of the collies -- not happily, but hopingly.

    Lifted Masks; stories

  • Feast thankfully, and feast hopingly; feast in good will to all mankind,

    Chanticleer A Thanksgiving Story of the Peabody Family

  • The joyful season drew nigh merrily, and in the watchmaker's family, as in all others -- for the very poorest look forward hopingly to it -- there was nothing but bright anticipations, which were for the present realized.

    Watch—Work—Wait Or, The Orphan's Victory

  • "Heat soothly I call when the mind truly is kindled in Love Everlasting, and the heart on the same manner to burn not hopingly, but verily is felt." [

    Mysticism in English Literature

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