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cor·dial

 (kôr′jəl)
adj.
1.
a. Warm and sincere; friendly: a cordial welcome; very cordial relations.
b. Polite and respectful; formally pleasant: "He shook my hand, but not warmly; he was cordial, but not amiable" (Oliver Sacks).
2. Strongly felt; fervent: a cordial abhorrence of waste.
3. Archaic Invigorating; stimulating. Used especially of a beverage.
n.
1. A liqueur.
2. An invigorating or medicinal drink; a tonic.

[Middle English, of the heart, from Medieval Latin cordiālis, from Latin cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·dial′i·ty (-jăl′ĭ-tē, -jē-ăl′-, -dē-ăl′-), cor′dial·ness n.
cor′dial·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cordially - in a hearty mannercordially - in a hearty manner; "`Yes,' the children chorused heartily"; "We welcomed her warmly"
Translations
قَلبيّـا ، وُدِّيّـا
srdečně
hjerteligt
innilega
içtenliklesamimi bir şekilde

cordially

[ˈkɔːdɪəlɪ] ADVcordialmente, afectuosamente
I cordially detest himle odio cordialmente

cordially

[ˈkɔːrdiəli] adv [greet] → chaleureusement

cordially

advfreundlich, höflich; cordially yoursmit freundlichen Grüßen; they cordially dislike himer ist ihnen zutiefst unsympathisch

cordially

[ˈkɔːdɪəlɪ] advcordialmente

cordial

(ˈkorːdiəl) , ((American) ˈko:rdʒl) adjective
(of greetings etc) warm and affectionate. a cordial welcome.
noun
a refreshing drink. lime juice cordial.
ˌcordiˈality (-ˈӕ-) noun
ˈcordially adverb
References in classic literature ?
When she went home, he walked with her to her own gate, shook hands cordially, and touched his hat as he marched back again, looking very stately and erect, like a handsome, soldierly old gentleman, as he was.
So saying, the scout returned and shook David cordially by the hand; after which act of friendship he immediately left the lodge, attended by the new representative of the beast.
As his studies, at a previous period of his life, had made him extensively acquainted with the medical science of the day, it was as a physician that he presented himself and as such was cordially received.
His greatest admirer could not have cordially justified his bringing his harpoon into breakfast with him, and using it there without ceremony; reaching over the table with it, to the imminent jeopardy of many heads, and grappling the beefsteaks towards him.
Clare, like most men of his class of mind, cordially hated the present tense of action, generally; and, therefore, he was considerably annoyed by Miss Ophelia's downrightness.
However, we shook hands cordially all around, and I sat down.
Wilson got out his Calendar, by request, and read a passage or two from it, which the twins praised quite cordially.
Huckleberry was cordially hated and dreaded by all the mothers of the town, because he was idle and law- less and vulgar and bad -- and because all their children admired him so, and delighted in his forbidden society, and wished they dared to be like him.
Rebecca's first letters to her mother would seem to indicate that she cordially coincided with the latter view of the situation.
and Miss Bates occupied the drawingroom floor; and there, in the very moderatesized apartment, which was every thing to them, the visitors were most cordially and even gratefully welcomed; the quiet neat old lady, who with her knitting was seated in the warmest corner, wanting even to give up her place to Miss Woodhouse, and her more active, talking daughter, almost ready to overpower them with care and kindness, thanks for their visit, solicitude for their shoes, anxious inquiries after Mr.
He said much of his earnest desire of their living in the most sociable terms with his family, and pressed them so cordially to dine at Barton Park every day till they were better settled at home, that, though his entreaties were carried to a point of perseverance beyond civility, they could not give offence.
This precious vessel was now placed on my knee, and I was cordially invited to eat the circlet of delicate pastry upon it.