Greatly vs Passionately - What's the difference?

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Greatly is a related term of passionately.


As adverbs the difference between greatly and passionately

is that greatly is (archaic) nobly; magnanimously while passionately is in a passionate manner.

greatly

English

Adverb

(en-adv)
  • (archaic) Nobly; magnanimously.
  • To a great extent or degree.
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    passionately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a passionate manner.
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  • *: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.