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.
Syn: -- Sincerely; cordially; zealously; vigorously; actively; warmly; eagerly; ardently; earnestly.
adv 1: with gusto and without reservation; "the boy threw himself
heartily into his work"
2: in a hearty manner; "`Yes,' the children chorused heartily";
"We welcomed her warmly" [syn: cordially, warmly]