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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/
    • /wɔːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/

Definitions of warmly word

  • adjective warmly having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath. 1
  • adjective warmly of or at a moderately high temperature; characterized by comparatively high temperature: a warm oven; a warm climate; a warm summer. 1
  • adjective warmly having a sensation of bodily heat: to be warm from fast walking. 1
  • adjective warmly conserving or maintaining warmth or heat: warm clothes. 1
  • adjective warmly (of colors) suggestive of warmth; inclining toward red or orange rather than toward green or blue. 1
  • adjective warmly characterized by or showing lively feelings, passions, emotions, sympathies, etc.: a warm heart; warm interest. 1

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Origin of warmly

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (adj.) Middle English werm, warm, Old English wearm; cognate with German warm, Old Norse varmr; (v.) Middle English warmen, wermen, Old English werman, wirman (transitive), wearmian (intransitive), both akin to the adj.; (noun) derivative of the v.

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Parts of speech for Warmly


warmly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for warmly

adverb warmly

  • affectionately — showing, indicating, or characterized by affection or love; fondly tender: an affectionate embrace.
  • lovingly — feeling or showing love; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances.
  • tenderly — soft or delicate in substance; not hard or tough: a tender steak.
  • kindly — having, showing, or proceeding from a benevolent disposition or spirit; kindhearted: kindly people.
  • sincerely — free of deceit, hypocrisy, or falseness; earnest: a sincere apology.

Antonyms for warmly

adverb warmly

  • apathetically — having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.

Top questions with warmly

  • what does warmly mean?
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