Definition of powerfully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpaʊəfəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaʊərfəli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows power or force; in a way that is very effective She argued powerfully for reform.
  2. 2in a way that has a strong effect on your mind or body a powerfully emotive song
  3. 3in a physically strong way He is powerfully built (= he has a large strong body).