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Definition of "earnestly" []

  • Serious in mind or intention (adjective)
  • Showing or characterized by sincerity of intention (adjective)
  • Demanding or receiving serious attention (adjective)
  • Seriousness (noun)
  • In an earnest manner; being very sincere; putting forth genuine effort. (adverb)

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Use "earnestly" in a sentence
  • "Melissa Hathaway, President Obama's go-to adviser on cybersecurity, issued a rallying cry for the tech security community to begin earnestly collaborating on a "holistic approach" to slow rising cyber threats."
  • "Melissa Hathaway, President Obama's go-to adviser on cybersecurity, issued a rallying cry for the tech security community to begin earnestly collaborating on a "holistic approach" to slow rising cyber threats."
  • "Now the woman's voice came to them calling earnestly, "Sahib, sahib, sahib!" she cried."
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