“Literally” and “literarily” are unrelated words with totally different meanings. “Literally” is an adverb used to indicate that a statement is true and that it should be taken in its most literal sense.
It is an expression often used to indicate a statement is not figurative, emphasizing its truthfulness. For example, “He was literally on fire” means that he was actually on fire and not figuratively speaking. “Literarily” is an adverb of “literary” (of, relating to, or having the characteristics of humane learning or literature).
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“She literally ran a marathon without stopping, and broke a new world record.”
It’s now “literally” okay to use the word for emphasis, which has traditionally been incorrect.
The audience literally laughed until they cried.
I was so tired that I literally couldn’t keep my eyes open any longer and fell asleep right there on the couch.
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Don’t just read the Bible literally—read it Literarily.
Kristie shows you the immense value of studying the Bible literarily—that is, according to the literary style presented in a particular book
Consisting of 153 literarily described principles, is presented in a systematised format.
In the heat of the conversation between our two literarily inclined numismatists the discussion arose as to the difference between the meaning of the words “vision” and “sight.”