professedly

All Adverb
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  • Perhaps no book professedly written 'against these people' could possibly do justice to the whole case. Cited from The English Church in the Eighteenth Century, by Overton
  • Our trade needs more than a government professedly friendly to business. Cited from The War After the War, by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • No author that I know of has written professedly upon it. Cited from Essays and Tales, by Joseph Addison
  • Only the pieces of the fourth Part have professedly a religious character. Cited from The Shih King, by James Legge
  • Few movements have been started, especially among women, that did not professedly stand upon high moral and religious ground. Cited from Woman and the Republic, by Helen Kendrick Johnson
  • "I find all this very extraordinary, your government being professedly a government of the mass!" Cited from The Monikins, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • They carry the national history back about two centuries, beyond which all is professedly mythical. Cited from The Myths of the New World, by Daniel G. Brinton
  • I merely wish to point out that, like all other theories, they are professedly based upon matter of fact. Cited from Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews, by Thomas Henry Huxley
  • I merely wish to point out that, like all other theories, they are professedly based upon matters of fact. Cited from Science & Education, by Thomas H. Huxley
  • Through a professedly religious man, sometimes the old leaven broken out him.
  • Remember his giving away every thing when he set out upon his grand expedition, professedly reserving for himself nothing but hope. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • "I am afraid that some professedly charitable persons don't do so much." Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 17, March, 1859, by Various
  • In many professedly religious families this is their family bible! Cited from The Christian Home, by Samuel Philips
  • On this William, who was engaged professedly in learning his lessons for the next day, looked up. Cited from Mountain Moggy, by William H. G. Kingston
  • I lived with you, was always by your side, I was there professedly to study your actions and the method of them. Cited from The Malefactor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • In fact they professedly sacrifice everything else to this object. Cited from Science & Education, by Thomas H. Huxley
  • The history of nations, in the sense in which I use the word, is often best studied in works not professedly historical. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V1 of 4
  • Though not technically -- or professedly a religious woman, she was really one. Cited from The Friendships of Women, by William Rounseville Alger
  • It was kept open professedly for concerts of vocal and instrumental music, divided into two parts. Cited from A Book of the Play, by Dutton Cook
  • He was determined to do what he was professedly sent to do, viz.: put down the slave-trade. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
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Meaning of professedly

  • adverb With pretense or intention to deceive
    is only professedly poor