Most adverbs end in –ly, and adverbs that end in –ly can be formed from nouns, adjectives, and verbs. The following table shows adverbs ending in –ly formed from adjectives only. 

Adjectives Adverbs Adjectives Adverbs
abrupt abruptly lawful lawfully
absolute absolutely lazy lazily
accidental accidentally light lightly
active actively lone lonely
actual actually loud loudly
adamant adamantly lucky luckily
additional additionally mad madly
affectionate affectionately main mainly
angry angrily mannish mannishly
annual annually magic magically
anxious anxiously mental mentally
apparent apparently merciful mercifully
appreciative appreciatively mere merely
apprehensive apprehensively merry merrily
appropriate appropriately momentary momentarily
approving approvingly monthly monthly
approximate approximately narrow narrowly
apt aptly natural naturally
ardent ardently near nearly
arduous arduously neat neatly
arguable arguably nebulous nebulously
attentive attentively necessary necessarily
audible audibly needless needlessly
awkward awkwardly nervous nervously
bad badly new newly
beautiful beautifully nice nicely
bitter bitterly nightly nightly
boastful boastfully noisy noisily
bold boldly obedient obediently
brave bravely occasional occasionally
brief briefly open openly
bright brightly oppressive oppressively
brutal brutally optimistic optimistically
busy busily oral orally
calm calmly outward outwardly
careful carefully painful painfully
careless carelessly partial partially
casual casually particular particularly
cautious cautiously passionate passionately
certain certainly patent patently
cheap cheaply patient patiently
cheerful cheerfully peaceful peacefully
clean cleanly perfect perfectly
clear clearly permanent permanently
clever cleverly personal personally
close closely pessimistic pessimistically
comfortable comfortably physical physically
complete completely pious piously
conclusive conclusively playful playfully
conscious consciously pleasant pleasantly
constant constantly polite politely
continual continually poor poorly
continuous continuously popular popularly
copious copiously possible possibly
correct correctly posthumous posthumously
courteous courteously pretty prettily
crooked crookedly previous previously
cruel cruelly primary primarily
cunning cunningly private privately
curious curiously probable probably
dangerous dangerously problematic problematically
daring daringly promiscuous promiscuously
dear dearly proper properly
deep deeply proud proudly
definite definitely punctual punctually
deliberate deliberately pure purely
delightful delightfully puritanical puritanically
dim dimly purposeless purposelessly
dirty dirtily quick quickly
double doubly quiet quietly
dull dully rapid rapidly
eager eagerly rare rarely
easy easily rational rationally
economic economically ready readily
efficient efficiently real really
enjoyable enjoyably recent recently
enormous enormously regular regularly
entire entirely ridiculous ridiculously
essential essentially rough roughly
eternal eternally rude rudely
ethical ethically sad sadly
ethnic ethnically safe safely
etymological etymologically satisfactory satisfactorily
euphemistic euphemistically savage savagely
evasive evasively secret secretly
even evenly seeming seemingly
eventual eventually sentimental sentimentally
evident evidently separate separately
exorbitant exorbitantly serene serenely
extreme extremely serial serially
faithful faithfully serious seriously
fastidious fastidiously severe severely
fatal fatally shaky shakily
fearful fearfully shameful shamefully
fierce fiercely shameless shamelessly
final finally sheepish sheepishly
financial financially shy shyly
first firstly significant significantly
foolish foolishly silent silently
forgetful forgetfully simple simply
fortunate fortunately sincere sincerely
free freely single-handed single-handedly
frequent frequently skilful skillfully
friendly friendily sleepy sleepily
frightful frightfully slight slightly
full fully slow slowly
general generally soft softly
generous generously sole solely
gentle gently sound soundly
gentleman gentlemanly special specially
genuine genuinely steadfast steadfastly
glad gladly steady steadily
graceful gracefully stealthy stealthily
gradual gradually strange strangely
grim grimly strong strongly
grudging grudgingly stupid stupidly
gruelling gruellingly subtle subtly
gruesome gruesomely successful successfully
half-yearly half-yearly sudden suddenly
haphazard haphazardly sure surely
happy happily surprising surprisingly
hard hardly sweet sweetly
harsh harshly swift swiftly
hasty hastily tactical tactically
hateful hatefully tactless tactlessly
heavy heavily terrible terribly
helpful helpfully terrifying terrifyingly
helpless helplessly terse tersely
high highly thankful thankfully
holistic holistically thorough thorougly
honest honestly thoughtful thoughtfully
honourable honourably thoughtless thoughtlessly
hopeful hopefully total totally
horrible horribly tremendous tremendously
hourly hourly tremulous tremulously
hungry hungrily TRUE truly
hurried hurriedly trustful trustfully
hypothetical hypothetically truthful truthfully
hysterical hysterically unacceptable unacceptably
immaculate immaculately unarguable unarguably
immediate immediately understandable understandably
impatient impatiently undoubted undoubtedly
individual individually unexpected unexpectedly
inescapable inescapably untruthful untruthfully
inestimable inestimably unusual unusually
inevitable inevitably urbane urbanely
inexorable inexorably urgent urgently
infallible infallibly useful usefully
infectious infectiously usual usually
instant instantly vast vastly
instantaneous instantaneously verbal verbally
instinctive instinctively veritable veritably
jealous jealously weary wearily
joint jointly weekly weekly
joyful joyfully whole-hearted whole-heartedly
justifiable justifiably wide widely
keen keenly wild wildly
kind kindly willing willingly
knowing knowingly wise wisely
knowledgeable knowledgeably wrong wrongly
last lastly yearly yearly
late lately youthful youthfully

 

Adjectives Adverbs Adjectives Adverbs
abrupt abruptly lawful lawfully
absolute absolutely lazy lazily
accidental accidentally light lightly
active actively lone lonely
actual actually loud loudly
adamant adamantly lucky luckily
additional additionally mad madly
affectionate affectionately main mainly
angry angrily mannish mannishly
annual annually magic magically
anxious anxiously mental mentally
apparent apparently merciful mercifully
appreciative appreciatively mere merely
apprehensive apprehensively merry merrily
appropriate appropriately momentary momentarily
approving approvingly monthly monthly
approximate approximately narrow narrowly
apt aptly natural naturally
ardent ardently near nearly
arduous arduously neat neatly
arguable arguably nebulous nebulously
attentive attentively necessary necessarily
audible audibly needless needlessly
awkward awkwardly nervous nervously
bad badly new newly
beautiful beautifully nice nicely
bitter bitterly nightly nightly
boastful boastfully noisy noisily
bold boldly obedient obediently
brave bravely occasional occasionally
brief briefly open openly
bright brightly oppressive oppressively
brutal brutally optimistic optimistically
busy busily oral orally
calm calmly outward outwardly
careful carefully painful painfully
careless carelessly partial partially
casual casually particular particularly
cautious cautiously passionate passionately
certain certainly patent patently
cheap cheaply patient patiently
cheerful cheerfully peaceful peacefully
clean cleanly perfect perfectly
clear clearly permanent permanently
clever cleverly personal personally
close closely pessimistic pessimistically
comfortable comfortably physical physically
complete completely pious piously
conclusive conclusively playful playfully
conscious consciously pleasant pleasantly
constant constantly polite politely
continual continually poor poorly
continuous continuously popular popularly
copious copiously possible possibly
correct correctly posthumous posthumously
courteous courteously pretty prettily
crooked crookedly previous previously
cruel cruelly primary primarily
cunning cunningly private privately
curious curiously probable probably
dangerous dangerously problematic problematically
daring daringly promiscuous promiscuously
dear dearly proper properly
deep deeply proud proudly
definite definitely punctual punctually
deliberate deliberately pure purely
delightful delightfully puritanical puritanically
dim dimly purposeless purposelessly
dirty dirtily quick quickly
double doubly quiet quietly
dull dully rapid rapidly
eager eagerly rare rarely
easy easily rational rationally
economic economically ready readily
efficient efficiently real really
enjoyable enjoyably recent recently
enormous enormously regular regularly
entire entirely ridiculous ridiculously
essential essentially rough roughly
eternal eternally rude rudely
ethical ethically sad sadly
ethnic ethnically safe safely
etymological etymologically satisfactory satisfactorily
euphemistic euphemistically savage savagely
evasive evasively secret secretly
even evenly seeming seemingly
eventual eventually sentimental sentimentally
evident evidently separate separately
exorbitant exorbitantly serene serenely
extreme extremely serial serially
faithful faithfully serious seriously
fastidious fastidiously severe severely
fatal fatally shaky shakily
fearful fearfully shameful shamefully
fierce fiercely shameless shamelessly
final finally sheepish sheepishly
financial financially shy shyly
first firstly significant significantly
foolish foolishly silent silently
forgetful forgetfully simple simply
fortunate fortunately sincere sincerely
free freely single-handed single-handedly
frequent frequently skilful skillfully
friendly friendily sleepy sleepily
frightful frightfully slight slightly
full fully slow slowly
general generally soft softly
generous generously sole solely
gentle gently sound soundly
gentleman gentlemanly special specially
genuine genuinely steadfast steadfastly
glad gladly steady steadily
graceful gracefully stealthy stealthily
gradual gradually strange strangely
grim grimly strong strongly
grudging grudgingly stupid stupidly
gruelling gruellingly subtle subtly
gruesome gruesomely successful successfully
half-yearly half-yearly sudden suddenly
haphazard haphazardly sure surely
happy happily surprising surprisingly
hard hardly sweet sweetly
harsh harshly swift swiftly
hasty hastily tactical tactically
hateful hatefully tactless tactlessly
heavy heavily terrible terribly
helpful helpfully terrifying terrifyingly
helpless helplessly terse tersely
high highly thankful thankfully
holistic holistically thorough thorougly
honest honestly thoughtful thoughtfully
honourable honourably thoughtless thoughtlessly
hopeful hopefully total totally
horrible horribly tremendous tremendously
hourly hourly tremulous tremulously
hungry hungrily TRUE truly
hurried hurriedly trustful trustfully
hypothetical hypothetically truthful truthfully
hysterical hysterically unacceptable unacceptably
immaculate immaculately unarguable unarguably
immediate immediately understandable understandably
impatient impatiently undoubted undoubtedly
individual individually unexpected unexpectedly
inescapable inescapably untruthful untruthfully
inestimable inestimably unusual unusually
inevitable inevitably urbane urbanely
inexorable inexorably urgent urgently
infallible infallibly useful usefully
infectious infectiously usual usually
instant instantly vast vastly
instantaneous instantaneously verbal verbally
instinctive instinctively veritable veritably
jealous jealously weary wearily
joint jointly weekly weekly
joyful joyfully whole-hearted whole-heartedly
justifiable justifiably wide widely
keen keenly wild wildly
kind kindly willing willingly
knowing knowingly wise wisely
knowledgeable knowledgeably wrong wrongly
last lastly yearly yearly
late lately youthful youthfully