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.
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.
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.