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  • adv. In a feeling manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a feeling manner; pathetically; sympathetically.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With feeling or expression of sensibility; tenderly: as, to speak feelingly.
  • So as to be sensibly felt.

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

  • adv. with great feeling


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  • A very great affection to God and his favour; for, in the time of trouble, that which he complains of most feelingly is God's withdrawing his gracious presence (v. 1): "Why standest thou afar off, as one unconcerned in the indignities done to thy name and the injuries done to the people?"

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • A feller has ter stan 'a lot o' things he don't like in this world, but I hope, "feelingly," all of 'em ain't as hard as givin 'up his best friend. "

    Baldy of Nome

  • A few weeks back, in her post, A Hazing Ritual: the bad review, my fellow WU contributor, Alison Winn Scotch, feelingly described the agony of a bad review.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » The good review

  • The new year is a new chance to face our life, as Shakespeare admonishes, and "see it feelingly" with both love and humility.

    Roger Fransecky: Beliefs Set the Path to a Real New Year

  • Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, the seasons 'difference, as the icy fang and churlish chiding of the winter's wind, which, when it bites and blows upon my body, even till I shrink with cold, I smile and say this is no flattery: these are counsellors that feelingly persuade me what I am.

    Whatever the Fuck You Want

  • "I'm not here to make friends," a contestant will say to camera, then pause, feelingly.

    Up front: Eva Wiseman

  • That comes from studying the world feelingly, with empathy in my work.

    Barbara Ficarra: The 3 Secrets to a Wildly Popular YOU

  • The editors were “the best men that ever owned a newspaper,” Twain declared feelingly.


  • Like Boy George (another of Gaga's claimed models), Elton sang feelingly, even soulfully (as in the tender Your Song), which Gaga does not.


  • Now, 'she said feelingly,' he knows what it is to want.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old


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