Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Sorrowfully.
  • With care, anxiety, or solicitude; with pains taking.
  • Heedfully; watchfully; attentively; cautiously; providently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a careful manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb obsolete Sorrowfully.
  • adverb With care; attentively, circumspectly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact
  • adverb taking care or paying attention

Etymologies

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From Middle English carfulli, carefulliche, from Old English carfullīċe ("carefully, diligently"), equivalent to careful +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • Lords are selected from Montfaucon Monarchie Françoise.] [Footnote II. 16: _ ---- more than carefully it us concerns, _] _More than carefully_ is _with more than common care_; a phrase of the same kind with _better than well_.

    King Henry the Fifth Arranged for Representation at the Princess's Theatre

  • Many of these products are quite effective, but be sure to read the label carefully so you know all the ingredients.

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  • Many of these products are quite effective, but be sure to read the label carefully so you know all the ingredients.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Many of these products are quite effective, but be sure to read the label carefully so you know all the ingredients.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Many of these products are quite effective, but be sure to read the label carefully so you know all the ingredients.

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  • If you choose anything besides 100 percent lanolin cream, read the label carefully and strictly avoid arachis oil, which is peanut oil.

    Baby Bites

  • If you choose anything besides 100 percent lanolin cream, read the label carefully and strictly avoid arachis oil, which is peanut oil.

    Baby Bites

  • He emphasizes that while the information on the label is nowhere near as important as how the wine tastes to you, nevertheless, reading the label carefully can provide you with some useful information about the wine inside.

    The Art and Craft of Entertaining

  • Look for an EPA registration number on the label, and read the label carefully to see what sort of effectiveness it has and to make sure that the product you select will do the job you want done—kill mold or mildew, funguses, viruses, or bacteria, or act as a broad-spectrum general household disinfectant.

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  • Look for an EPA registration number on the label, and read the label carefully to see what sort of effectiveness it has and to make sure that the product you select will do the job you want done—kill mold or mildew, funguses, viruses, or bacteria, or act as a broad-spectrum general household disinfectant.

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