Definition of Professedly

1. Adverb. With pretense or intention to deceive. "Is only professedly poor"

Partainyms: Professed



2. Adverb. By open declaration. "Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders"
Exact synonyms: Avowedly
Partainyms: Avowed, Professed

Definition of Professedly

1. adv. By profession.

Definition of Professedly

1. Adverb. In a professed manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Professedly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Professedly

profection
profectitious
profeminism
profeminist
profeminists
profer
proferens
proferred
proferring
profers
profert
proferts
profess
professed
professed(a)
professedly (current term)
professes
professing
profession
professional
professional baseball
professional basketball
professional boxing
professional dancer
professional football
professional foul
professional golf

Literary usage of Professedly

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1. Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men by Joseph Spence (1820)
"It was mighty simple in Rowe to write a play professedly in Shakespeare's style; that is, professedly in the style of a bad age.—The same. D'AVENANT 1730. ..."

2. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"A number of them are professedly drawn from the prophecies of old heathen seers. ... professedly Old Heathen Prophecies.—Of these the Sibylline Writings ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
".Among his professedly historical writings the Memorial on the Change of Ministry, 1710. and the History of the Last l-'uur Years of Queen f Anne, 1758, ..."

4. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"which is more than his salary, that five Jews, the other day, cleared ont in a schooner laden with tobacco, professedly for Petersburg, bat sailed directly ..."

5. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"... the agreement was concluded without a full power, but because it was altogether irreconcileable to the instructions on which it was professedly founded. ..."

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