warm·​ly | \ ˈwȯrm-lē How to pronounce warmly (audio) \

Definition of warmly

1 : in a manner characterized or accompanied by warmth of emotion greeted us warmly
2 : in a manner that causes or maintains warmth dressed warmly

Examples of warmly in a Sentence

The new official was warmly applauded. It's cold out, so be sure to dress warmly.
Recent Examples on the Web The news was also received warmly in City Hall, where weddings are usually celebrated in the council chamber. New York Times, 6 June 2021 In recent days, Netanyahu warmly welcomed two staunch Trump allies, Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Ted Cruz of Texas. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2021 The series, in which Winslet plays a small-town detective investigating a murder, was warmly received and aired its final episode on Sunday. Rob Picheta, CNN, 2 June 2021 At issue are provisions in the bill that would raise taxes on corporations, an idea not warmly received after the party recently passed former President Donald Trump’s sweeping tax cuts. Michael Lee, Washington Examiner, 1 Apr. 2021 Recounts would be warmly welcomed in other areas where fame—or infamy—is the issue. Joe Queenan, WSJ, 13 May 2021 Although the delegates rallied around Romney in the censure resolution, the senator was less warmly received earlier in the day. Carly Roman, Washington Examiner, 1 May 2021 The President ran to the right of Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts in the Democratic primaries, but both have warmly praised the reach of his policies. Stephen Collinson, CNN, 28 Apr. 2021 Made by New Line for approximately $55 million, the film — which was mostly panned by critics but more warmly praised by audiences for its bloody fight sequences — is part of a new surge in video game adaptations. Jake Coyle, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of warmly

1529, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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16 Jun 2021

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“Warmly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmly. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of warmly

: in a very friendly way
: in a way that keeps you warm


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