Synonyms and Antonyms of madly
1 in a confused and reckless manner <dashed madly around the house during last-minute preparations for the party> Synonyms amok (or amuck), berserk, berserkly, frantically, frenetically, frenziedly, harum-scarum, hectically, helter-skelter, pell-mell, wild, wildlyRelated Words agitatedly, confusedly, crazily, desperately, feverishly, haywire, skittishly, uncontrollably; heedlessly, hotheadedly, recklessly, wantonly; chaotically, riotously, tumultuously, turbulently; aimlessly, haphazard, haphazardly, hit-or-miss, topsy-turvyNear Antonyms calmly, collectedly, composedly, coolly (also cooly), imperturbably, peacefully, placidly, self-composedly, self-possessedly, serenely, unconcernedly; meekly, mildly, passively, tamely; methodically, orderly, systematically
2 in an enthusiastic manner <the young singer has been so madly praised by the critics you'd think she had invented singing itself> Synonyms enthusiastically, exuberantly, sky-high, rhapsodicallyRelated Words avidly, eagerly, excitedly, impatiently, keenly; fanatically, rabidly, warmly, zealouslyNear Antonyms aloofly, disinterestedly, impassively, incuriously; hesitantly, reluctantly, unwillinglyAntonyms apathetically, indifferently, lukewarmly, perfunctorily
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