admittedly

[ ad-mit-id-lee ]
/ ædˈmɪt ɪd li /

adverb

by acknowledgment; by one's own admission; confessedly: He was admittedly the one who had lost the documents.

Origin of admittedly

First recorded in 1795–1805
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admittedly

/ (ədˈmɪtɪdlɪ) /

adverb

(sentence modifier) willingly concededadmittedly I am afraid
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Word Origin and History for admittedly

admittedly


adv.

1780, from past participle of admit + -ly (2).

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