wishfully
adverb see wishful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wishfully — wishful ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or expressing a wish for something to happen. 2) based on impractical wishes rather than facts. DERIVATIVES wishfully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • wishfully — adverb in a wishful manner he wishfully indulged in dreams of fame • Derived from adjective: ↑wishful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wishfully — Wishful Wish ful, a. [Cf. {Wistful}.] 1. Having desire, or ardent desire; longing. [1913 Webster] 2. Showing desire; as, wishful eyes. [1913 Webster] From Scotland am I stolen, even of pure love To greet mine own land with my wishful sight. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wishfully — See wishful. * * * …   Universalium

  • wishfully — adverb in a wishful manner …   Wiktionary

  • wishfully — adv. longingly, aspiringly; cravingly, yearningly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wishfully — wish·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • wishful — wishfully, adv. wishfulness, n. /wish feuhl/, adj. having or showing a wish; desirous; longing. [1515 25; WISH + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • wishful — adjective Date: 1593 1. a. expressive of a wish ; hopeful < looked at the toys with wishful eyes > b. having a wish ; desirous 2. according with wishes rather than reality < wishful dreams > • wishfully …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Erwin Rommel — Infobox Military Person name= Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel born=birth date|1891|11|15|df=y died=dda|1944|10|14|1891|11|15|df=y placeofbirth=Heidenheim, Kingdom of Württemberg German Empire placeofdeath=Herrlingen, Germany caption=Field Marshal… …   Wikipedia

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