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Definition of Supposably
Lexicographical Neighbors of Supposably
Literary usage of Supposably
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Ancient Philosophy by Wilhelm Windelband (1899)
"... which already could have belonged to the earlier sketch of the ideal state and supposably did belong to it. The details cannot bo given here. ..."
2. History of Ancient Philosophy by Wilhelm Windelband (1921)
"... setting of the Republic (supposably finished at this time). (5) The Laws. This is the work of his old age. This sketch of a second-best state originated ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Sufficiently probable to be admitted problematically. supposably (su-po'za-bli), adv. In a supposa- ble degree or way; as may be supposed or presumed. ..."
4. The Southern Review by Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1871)
"We learn from the sentence, that an event which never does happen, but may only supposably happen,' is an extraordinary'. Now this, it appears to us, ..."
5. Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as Representative Arts: An Essay in by George Lansing Raymond (1895)
"He meant, of course, that painters should not attempt to por-' tray different events supposably occurring at different periods of time. ..."
6. What is Man? and Other Essays by Mark Twain (1919)
"teen, when he was supposably wrenched from that school where he was supposably storing up Latin for future literary use—he had his youthful hands full, ..."
7. The American Monthly Microscopical Journal by Chas. W. Smiley (1888)
"Men can supposably perform all forms of work, both mental and physical with ... So cells can supposably do many things, but certain sets doing regularly ..."