1. dearly

adverb. ['ˈdɪrli'] in a sincere and heartfelt manner.

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Words that Rhyme with Dearly

  • cavalierly
  • sincerely
  • severely
  • austerely
  • clearly
  • yearly
  • nearly
  • myrlie
  • merely
  • bierly
  • bierley

Example sentences of the word dearly

1. Adverb
It is heartbreaking to think anyone might harm that precious fur buddy you love so dearly.

2. Adjective
Consider writing a brief account of a treasured memory you have of the dearly departed.

Quotes containing the word dearly

1. I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don't flatter me.
- Charlotte Bronte

2. Among the many signs of a lively faith and hope we have in eternal life, one of the surest is not being overly sad at the death of those whom we dearly love in our Lord.
- Saint Ignatius

3. My father sacrificed his life for our family when I was growing up. He was one of the bravest, wisest, and most unselfish goats I have ever known, and I will miss his cheese dearly.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

2. dearly-won

adjective. entailing great loss or sacrifice.


  • costly


  • worthless
  • low-priced

3. dearly

adverb. ['ˈdɪrli'] at a great cost.


  • insincere

4. dearly

adverb. ['ˈdɪrli'] with affection.


  • affectionately


  • distant