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madlyadverb

 us   /ˈmæd·li/
  • madly adverb (NOT CONTROLLED)

(of ​performing an ​activity) in a ​wild, ​fast, or ​excited and not ​controlled way: Just before my ​in-lawsarrived, I ​rushed around madly ​trying to ​clean the ​place up.
  • madly adverb (ENTHUSIASTICALLY)

enthusiastically and with ​greatinterest: She says she’s madly in ​love with him.
(Definition of madly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “madly”
in Arabic بِجُنون…
in Korean 대단히, 미친듯이…
in Portuguese loucamente…
in Catalan bojament…
in Japanese 激しく, 熱烈に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,赶紧地…
in Turkish deli gibi, delicesine, çılgıncasına…
in Russian бешено, исступленно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,趕緊地…
in Italian freneticamente…
in Polish jak szalony, szalenie…
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