thankfully

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adverb thank·ful·ly \-f(ə-)lē\

Definition of thankfully

  1. 1 :  in a thankful manner spoke thankfully

  2. 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

Examples of thankfully in a sentence

  1. The instructions were thankfully simple.

  2. I always receive your calls thankfully.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of thankfully

before 12th century




THANKFULLY Defined for English Language Learners

thankfully

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adverb thank·ful·ly \-f(ə-)lē\

Definition of thankfully for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that makes you feel thankful

  • : with a feeling of thanks


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