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thankfully

adverb thank·ful·ly \-f(ə-)lē\

: in a way that makes you feel thankful

: with a feeling of thanks

Full Definition of THANKFULLY

1
:  in a thankful manner <spoke thankfully>
2
:  as makes one thankful <graceless stadiums…thankfully going out of fashion — R. G. Echevarriá> <thankfully, those opinions are advanced with graceful prose — Ken Auletta>
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Examples of THANKFULLY

  1. The instructions were thankfully simple.
  2. I always receive your calls thankfully.

First Known Use of THANKFULLY

before 12th century

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