- professed ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a quality or feeling) claimed openly but often falsely. 2) self-acknowledged.DERIVATIVES professedly adverb.
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Professedly — Pro*fess ed*ly, adv. By profession. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
professedly — /preuh fes id lee/, adv. 1. allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor. 2. avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime. [1560 70; PROFESSED + LY] * * * … Universalium
professedly — adverb 1. with pretense or intention to deceive (Freq. 2) is only professedly poor • Derived from adjective: ↑professed 2. by open declaration their policy has been avowedly Marxist Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders … Useful english dictionary
professedly — adverb Date: 1570 1. by profession or declaration ; avowedly 2. with pretense ; allegedly … New Collegiate Dictionary
professedly — adverb In a professed manner … Wiktionary
professedly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. slyly, deceptively, basely; see falsely … English dictionary for students
professedly — pro fessÂ·edÂ·ly || prÉ™ fesÉªdlÉª adv. so called, as it were, supposedly, allegedly; by declaration, in a manner of being publicly proclaimed … English contemporary dictionary
professedly — adverb ostensibly (used in reference to something claimed or asserted) … English new terms dictionary
professedly — adv 1. alledgedly, purportedly, ostensibly, supposedly, under the pretext of; pretended ly, falsely, slyly, deceptively, under false pretense. 2. avowedly, admittedly, by open declaration, ac knowledgedly, confessedly … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
professedly — pro·fessed·ly … English syllables