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1. From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity. I heartily forgive them. (Shak)

2. With zeal; actively; vigorously; willingly; cordially; as, he heartily assisted the prince. To eat heartily, to eat freely and with relish.

Synonym: Sincerely, cordially, zealously, vigorously, actively, warmly, eagerly, ardently, earnestly.

Origin: From hearty.