sincerely

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Etymology[edit]

sincere +‎ -ly, from Latin sincerus (pure, clean, sound).

Adverb[edit]

sincerely

  1. In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly.
    I sincerely hope they make it home safely.
  2. (US) A conventional formula for ending a letter, used when the salutation addresses the person for whom the letter is intended by his or her name.
    Please consider it carefully and let me know what you decide.
    Sincerely,
    Fred

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  • (formula for ending a letter): valediction

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