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Definition 1: (used as intensives) extremely - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where madly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was madly in love
  • deadly dull
  • deadly earnest
  • deucedly clever
  • insanely jealous

Synonyms for madly in the sense of this definition

(madly is used in the usage domain ...) a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

"`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier" "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

Definition 2: in an insane manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where madly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she behaved insanely
  • he behaves crazily when he is off his medication
  • the witch cackled madly
  • screaming dementedly

Synonyms for madly in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: in an uncontrolled manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where madly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she fought back madly

Synonyms for madly in the sense of this definition

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