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synonyms for affectingly

  • acutely
  • genuinely
  • intensely
  • passionately
  • profoundly
  • sadly
  • seriously
  • severely
  • surely
  • thoroughly
  • distressingly
  • feelingly
  • gravely
  • mournfully
  • movingly
  • to the quick
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antonyms for affectingly

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  • lightly
  • incompletely
  • little
  • slightly
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How to use affectingly in a sentence

Copies of ten of these rambling papers; and of a letter to him most affectingly incoherent.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
Here were she, Mrs Lammle, and her husband discoursing at once affectingly and effectively, but discoursing alone.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Arlington is here—brought expressly to play suitor, and looking affectingly conscious of his rôle.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 19, ISSUE 553, JUNE 23, 1832VARIOUS
Monsieur Laboussole's tone was becoming affectingly sentimental.
SAN-CRAVATE; OR, THE MESSENGERS; LITTLE STREAMSCHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
Fear was my teacher; it taught me to appear so innocent, to implore so affectingly, that Anna herself was touched.
THE DAUGHTER OF AN EMPRESSLOUISE MUHLBACH
When they talk in the most affectingly pious manner, and really surpass you in religious sentiment, you hardly know what to do.
THE WOMEN OF THE ARABSHENRY HARRIS JESSUP
Bit snarly at first, but when he found how keen I was, quite affectingly pleasant.
ONCE ABOARD THE LUGGERARTHUR STUART-MENTETH HUTCHINSON
While this work is affectingly serious, some portions of it partake of the character of novelty.
THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, VOL. I., NO. 2, APRIL 1847VARIOUS
Nevil's frightful cry played on his ear-drum at whiles, but not too affectingly.
BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He would have written not less affectingly for poor dog Tray.
THE SMUGGLERSCHARLES G. HARPER
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTINGLY

  • acutely
  • affectingly
  • distressingly
  • feelingly
  • genuinely
  • gravely
  • intensely
  • mournfully
  • movingly
  • passionately
  • profoundly
  • sadly
  • seriously
  • severely
  • surely
  • thoroughly
  • to the quick
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