Definition of Manfully

1. Adverb. In a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man. "Having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home"

Exact synonyms: Manly
Partainyms: Manful
Antonyms: Unmanfully



Definition of Manfully

1. Adverb. In a manful manner; with the characteristics considered typical of a man, such as strength, courage, and determination. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manfully

1. manful [adv] - See also: manful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manfully

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maneuverer
maneuverers
maneuvering
maneuverings
maneuvers
maneuvrability
maneuvrable
maneuvre
maneuvreability
maneuvred
maneuvres
maneuvring
manfriend
manful
manfully (current term)
manfulness
manfulnesses
mang
manga
mangabey
mangabeys
mangabies
mangaby
mangaka
mangakas
mangal
mangals
mangan-
manganapatite

Literary usage of Manfully

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1884)
"manfully, manfully, let us press on, Filling up time with duties well done, Patiently, trustingly, without a fear, Joyfully, joyfully, while we stay here. ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"genius upon the wane, striking a last blow for the ideals, mistaken, perchance, but manfully pursued, which Florence followed through the several stages of ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... and the nobility stood manfully by him and the antithesis of Polish and German national feeling entered into the contest. ..."

4. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"... naval Power—King to C. King—Navigation Law and Effects—King to Gore—Navigation Law passed both Houses—Meets England manfully— King to C. King—Navigation ..."

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