Adverbs Starting with W

Waddlingly (adv.) In a waddling manner.

Wailingly (adv.) In a wailing manner.

Waitingly (adv.) By waiting.

Wanderingly (adv.) In a wandering manner.

Wanly (adv.) In a wan, or pale, manner.

Wantonly (adv.) In a wanton manner; without regularity or restraint; loosely; sportively; gayly; playfully; recklessly; lasciviously.

Wantonly (adv.) Unintentionally; accidentally.

Warblingly (adv.) In a warbling manner.

Warely (adv.) Cautiously; warily.

Warily (adv.) In a wary manner.

Warmly (adv.) In a warm manner; ardently.

Warningly (adv.) In a warning manner.

Waveringly (adv.) In a wavering manner.

Way (adv.) Away.

Weakly (adv.) In a weak manner; with little strength or vigor; feebly.

Weal (adv.) A sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare.

Weal (adv.) The body politic; the state; common wealth.

Wealthily (adv.) In a wealthy manner; richly.

Wearily (adv.) In a weary manner.

Wedgewise (adv.) In the manner of a wedge.

Weekly (adv.) Once a week; by hebdomadal periods; as, each performs service weekly.

Weepingly (adv.) In a weeping manner.

Weetingly (adv.) Knowingly.

Weightily (adv.) In a weighty manner.

Welcomely (adv.) In a welcome manner.

Well-nigh (adv.) Almost; nearly.

West (adv.) Westward.

Westerly (adv.) Toward the west; westward.

Westward (adv.) Alt. of Westwards

Westwards (adv.) Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward.

Westwardly (adv.) In a westward direction.

Whan (adv.) When.

When (adv.) At what time; -- used interrogatively.

When (adv.) At what time; at, during, or after the time that; at or just after, the moment that; -- used relatively.

When (adv.) While; whereas; although; -- used in the manner of a conjunction to introduce a dependent adverbial sentence or clause, having a causal, conditional, or adversative relation to the principal proposition; as, he chose to turn highwayman when he might have continued an honest man; he removed the tree when it was the best in the grounds.

When (adv.) Which time; then; -- used elliptically as a noun.

Whence (adv.) From what place; hence, from what or which source, origin, antecedent, premise, or the like; how; -- used interrogatively.

Whence (adv.) From what or which place, source, material, cause, etc.; the place, source, etc., from which; -- used relatively.

Whenceforth (adv.) From, or forth from, what or which place; whence.

Whennes (adv.) Whence.

Where (adv.) At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.

Where (adv.) At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which; -- used relatively.

Where (adv.) To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, where are you going?

Whereabout (adv.) Alt. of Whereabouts

Whereabouts (adv.) About where; near what or which place; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, whereabouts did you meet him?

Whereabouts (adv.) Concerning which; about which.

Whereas (adv.) At which place; where.

Whereat (adv.) At which; upon which; whereupon; -- used relatively.

Whereat (adv.) At what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereat are you offended?

Whereby (adv.) By which; -- used relatively.

Whereby (adv.) By what; how; -- used interrogatively.

Where'er (adv.) Wherever; -- a contracted and poetical form.

Whereform (adv.) From which; from which or what place.

Wherein (adv.) In which; in which place, thing, time, respect, or the like; -- used relatively.

Wherein (adv.) In what; -- used interrogatively.

Whereinto (adv.) Into which; -- used relatively.

Whereinto (adv.) Into what; -- used interrogatively.

Whereof (adv.) Of which; of whom; formerly, also, with which; -- used relatively.

Whereof (adv.) Of what; -- used interrogatively.

Whereon (adv.) On which; -- used relatively; as, the earth whereon we live.

Whereon (adv.) On what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereon do we stand?

Whereout (adv.) Out of which.

Whereso (adv.) Wheresoever.

Wheresoe'er (adv.) Wheresoever.

Wheresoever (adv.) In what place soever; in whatever place; wherever.

Wherethrough (adv.) Through which.

Whereto (adv.) To which; -- used relatively.

Whereto (adv.) To what; to what end; -- used interrogatively.

Whereunto (adv.) Same as Whereto.

Whereupon (adv.) Upon which; in consequence of which; after which.

Wherever (adv.) At or in whatever place; wheresoever.

Wherewith (adv.) With which; -- used relatively.

Wherewith (adv.) With what; -- used interrogatively.

Wherso (adv.) Wheresoever.

Whider (adv.) Whither.

Whiggishly (adv.) In a Whiggish manner.

Whilere (adv.) A little while ago; recently; just now; erewhile.

Whilst (adv.) While.

Whimsically (adv.) In a whimsical manner; freakishly.

Whiningly (adv.) In a whining manner; in a tone of mean complaint.

Whisperingly (adv.) In a whisper, or low voice; in a whispering manner; with whispers.

Whisperously (adv.) Whisperingly.

Whistlingly (adv.) In a whistling manner; shrilly.

Whistly (adv.) In a whist manner; silently.

Whither (adv.) To what place; -- used interrogatively; as, whither goest thou?

Whither (adv.) To what or which place; -- used relatively.

Whither (adv.) To what point, degree, end, conclusion, or design; whereunto; whereto; -- used in a sense not physical.

Whithersoever (adv.) To whatever place; to what place soever; wheresoever; as, I will go whithersoever you lead.

Whitherward (adv.) In what direction; toward what or which place.

Whizzingly (adv.) With a whizzing sound.

Wholly (adv.) In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly.

Wholly (adv.) To the exclusion of other things; totally; fully.

Why (adv.) For what cause, reason, or purpose; on what account; wherefore; -- used interrogatively. See the Note under What, pron., 1.

Why (adv.) For which; on account of which; -- used relatively.

Why (adv.) The reason or cause for which; that on account of which; on what account; as, I know not why he left town so suddenly; -- used as a compound relative.

Wickedly (adv.) In a wicked manner; in a manner, or with motives and designs, contrary to the divine law or the law of morality; viciously; corruptly; immorally.

Wide (adv.) To a distance; far; widely; to a great distance or extent; as, his fame was spread wide.

Wide (adv.) So as to leave or have a great space between the sides; so as to form a large opening.

Wide (adv.) So as to be or strike far from, or on one side of, an object or purpose; aside; astray.

Widely (adv.) In a wide manner; to a wide degree or extent; far; extensively; as, the gospel was widely disseminated by the apostles.

Widely (adv.) Very much; to a great degree or extent; as, to differ widely in opinion.

Widewhere (adv.) Widely; far and wide.

Wightly (adv.) Swiftly; nimbly; quickly.

Wild (adv.) Wildly; as, to talk wild.

Wildly (adv.) In a wild manner; without cultivation; with disorder; rudely; distractedly; extravagantly.

Will (adv.) To wish; to desire; to inc

Will (adv.) As an auxiliary, will is used to denote futurity dependent on the verb. Thus, in first person, "I will" denotes willingness, consent, promise; and when "will" is emphasized, it denotes determination or fixed purpose; as, I will go if you wish; I will go at all hazards. In the second and third persons, the idea of distinct volition, wish, or purpose is evanescent, and simple certainty is appropriately expressed; as, "You will go," or "He will go," describes a future event as a fa>

Willingly (adv.) In a willing manner; with free will; without reluctance; cheerfully.

Windingly (adv.) In a winding manner.

Windward (adv.) Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.

Winkingly (adv.) In a winking manner; with the eye almost closed.

Winningly (adv.) In a winning manner.

Wis (adv.) Certainly; really; indeed.

Wisely (adv.) In a wise manner; prudently; judiciously; discreetly; with wisdom.

Wishedly (adv.) According to wish; conformably to desire.

Wishly (adv.) According to desire; longingly; with wishes.

Wisly (adv.) Certainly.

Wistly (adv.) Attentively; observingly.

Withal (adv.) With this; with that.

Withal (adv.) Together with this; likewise; at the same time; in addition; also.

Within (adv.) In the inner part; inwardly; internally.

Within (adv.) In the house; in doors; as, the master is within.

Withinforth (adv.) Within; inside; inwardly.

Withinside (adv.) In the inner parts; inside.

Without (adv.) On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally.

Without (adv.) Outside of the house; out of doors.

Withoutforth (adv.) Without; outside' outwardly. Cf. Withinforth.

Witily (adv.) In a witty manner; wisely; ingeniously; artfully; with it; with a delicate turn or phrase, or with an ingenious association of ideas.

Woefully (adv.) Alt. of Wofully

Wofully (adv.) In a woeful manner; sorrowfully; mournfully; miserably; dolefully.

Womanly (adv.) In the manner of a woman; with the grace, tenderness, or affection of a woman.

Wonder (adv.) Wonderfully.

Wonderingly (adv.) In a wondering manner.

Wonderly (adv.) Wonderfully; wondrously.

Wonders (adv.) See Wondrous.

Woodenly (adv.) Clumsily; stupidly; blockishly.

Woodly (adv.) In a wood, mad, or raving manner; madly; furiously.

Wooingly (adv.) In a wooing manner; enticingly; with persuasiveness.

Woolward (adv.) In wool; with woolen raiment next the skin.

Wordily (adv.) In a wordy manner.

Workmanly (adv.) In a skillful manner; in a manner becoming a skillful workman.

Worldly (adv.) With relation to this life; in a worldly manner.

Worryingly (adv.) In a worrying manner.

Worthily (adv.) In a worthy manner; excellently; deservedly; according to merit; justly; suitably; becomingly.

Woundily (adv.) In a woundy manner; excessively; woundy.

Woundy (adv.) Excessively; extremely.

Wrathily (adv.) In a wrathy manner; very angrily; wrathfully.

Wretchedly (adv.) In a wretched manner; miserably; despicable.

Wrong (adv.) In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.

Wrongly (adv.) In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives.





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