From Middle English hiȝly, heȝly, heyȝliche, from Old English hēalīce (“highly”), equivalent to high + -ly. Cognate with Dutchhoogelijk (“highly”), Germanhöchlich (“highly”), Danishhøjlig (“highly”), Swedishhögligen (“highly”).
Highly Sentence Examples
I am glad Mr. Anagnos thinks so highly of me as a teacher.
Alex didn't like highly spiced food, so she decided to bake Cornish game hens for the base of the meal.
I think it's highly likely - especially given the circumstances.
In an ordinary climate a building seems to be practically at the earth's potential; near its walls the equipotential surfaces are highly inclined, and near the ridges they may lie very close together.
Large markets and fairs are held for corn, hops, cattle and sheep; and the town contains some highly reputed ale breweries, besides paper mills and iron foundries.