Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Earnestly"

The meaning of "Earnestly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does earnestly mean?
A: It means seriously or sincerely. Example: He earnestly thanked the man who saved his life.
Q: What does earnestly mean?
A: To be sincere or to be seriously committed to doing something.
'She earnestly tried to finish her English homework before class began.'
'They earnestly hope to be back tomorrow.'

Example sentences using "Earnestly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with earnestly.
A: She spoke earnestly about her beliefs.
It means to be serious and sincere.

Synonyms of "Earnestly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between earnestly and seriously ?
A: I believe you've asked this before:
https://hinative.com/en-US/questions/11776794

"earnestly is in an earnest manner; being very sincere; putting forth genuine effort while seriously is (manner) in a serious or literal manner."

Seriously is used far more often and has a wider range of meanings. I think the answer from 2018 is also good. I think "earnestly" is closer to "sincerely" in meaning but there are many situations in which the two overlap.
Q: What is the difference between earnestly and seriously ?
A: "Earnestly" has a nuance of "eagerly" or "willingly", while you could do something seriously without wanting to.

"Seriously" also has meanings other than "earnest" and is used more.
Q: What is the difference between earnestly and seriously ?
A: Earnest means heartfelt, honest
Serious is professional
Q: What is the difference between earnestly and honestly ?
A: Earnest is more sincere (tulus), whilst honest is simply honest (jujur)

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

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