wittingly

All Adverb
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  • That she carried it too far is no doubt true; that she did so wittingly is not so certain. Cited from The Women of the French Salons, Amelia Gere Mason
  • I have not, at any rate, wittingly passed by any real difficulties. Cited from Introduction to Browning's Poetry, by Hiram Corson
  • Shall I own my shame or wittingly let him go and whore my wife? Cited from The Old Bachelor, by William Congreve
  • He who takes poison unwittingly must fall, as he who takes it wittingly must fall. Cited from The Saint, by Antonio Fogazzaro
  • It was a luxury she could always command at home and she had wittingly missed it. Cited from The Portrait of a Lady, Vol 1, by Henry James
  • If I did you an injury it was neither wittingly nor willingly. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I have never done you any wrong-- not wittingly and willfully, at any rate. Cited from The Master Builder, by Henrik Ibsen
  • He liked Miller, wished him well, and would not wittingly wound his feelings. Cited from The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Now no man, though he prunes, wittingly casts away what is good. Cited from The Confessions of Saint Augustine
  • The kind of character that would wittingly fight holiness would object to a change of linen. Cited from The Heart-Cry of Jesus, by Byron J. Rees
  • We have said and printed too much that is light, false, wittingly disfigured. Cited from The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10 (of 10), Ed. by Grenville Kleiser
  • Perhaps it may be right that we should both forgive; though I have not wittingly brought unhappiness upon you. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • She could introduce discord into a family without even acknowledging to herself that she had done it wittingly. Cited from Sevenoaks, by J. G. Holland
  • Genius plays the fool wittingly, and often enough quite knowingly, with its own interests. Cited from The Wits and Beaux of Society, by Grace & Philip Wharton, Volume 2
  • But is there any other beast that lives, Who his own harm so wittingly contrives? Cited from The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Vol. I, Ed. by Rev. George Gilfillan
  • None would come near it wittingly; and such as the angel approached with it were stricken almost to death. Cited from The Devolutionist and The Emancipatrix,H. Flint
  • All wittingly that glorious way he chose, And loved the peril when it was most bright. Cited from The Little Book of Modern Verse, Ed. Rittenhouse
  • Sometimes, a god is involved, wittingly or unwittingly, in bringing about creation.
  • The name of Shushions meant nothing to him; he had forgotten it, if indeed he had ever wittingly heard it. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • Eadward did his best, wittingly or unwillingly, to make his path still easier. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
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Meaning of wittingly

  • adverb With full knowledge and deliberation
    he wittingly deleted the references