Passionately vs Eagerly - What's the difference?

passionately | eagerly |


As adverbs the difference between passionately and eagerly

is that passionately is in a passionate manner while eagerly is in an eager manner.

passionately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a passionate manner.
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  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=“The story of this adoption is, of course, the pivot round which all the circumstances of the mysterious tragedy revolved. Mrs. Yule had an only son, namely, William, to whom she was passionately attached ; but, like many a fond mother, she had the desire of mapping out that son's future entirely according to her own ideas.
  • *
  • *:And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
  • eagerly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an eager manner.
  • Synonyms

    * heartily, with a will